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General Biology Schools in Alaska

111 Biology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, General Biology is the 10th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Alaska

Biology majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 102
Master’s Degree 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

In Alaska, a biology major is more popular with women than with men.

General Biology Majors in AK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of biology majors in Alaska is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 62.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.7%
  • Other Races: 19.8%
General Biology Majors in AK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Alaska

3,400 people in the state and 1,333,410 in the nation are employed in jobs related to biology.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Alaska

In this state, biology grads earn an average of $77,920. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,150.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Alaska that offer biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,404 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 61%. 84% of students get financical aid.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
14,644 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.01 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
2,266 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 84% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

General Biology Careers in AK

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Medical Scientists 14% $0
High School Teachers 1% $75,780
Biological Science Professors 0% $81,840
Biological Scientists 0% $79,260
Natural Sciences Managers -5% $105,840
Life Scientists -6% $62,310

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to biology.

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Ecology & Systematics Biology 21
Biochemistry & Biophysics 1

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