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General Biology Schools in Connecticut

949 students earned Biology degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Biology major is the 12th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 809
Master’s Degree 93
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 21
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13
Associate’s Degree 13

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.0%
  • Black or African American: 11.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.6%
  • White: 55.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.5%
  • Other Races: 8.1%
General Biology Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Connecticut

18,710 people in the state and 1,333,410 in the nation are employed in jobs related to biology.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a biology grad in the state is $104,320, compared to a typical salary of $89,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in Connecticut that offer biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

260 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,822 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,207 Total Students

The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $39,307.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,050 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 48%. It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate.

#4

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,465 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,508. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
6,867 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.70% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $32,975. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,600 a year.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,958 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.30%. An average student at Sacred Heart will pay a net price of $41,066.

#8

Wesleyan University

Middletown
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
3,217 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 47% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,100 a year. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,291.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,208 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $18,546.

#10

Fairfield University

Fairfield
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,273 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Fairfield U. This private school has an average net price of $39,676.

General Biology Careers in CT

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Life Scientists 13% $0
Medical Scientists 11% $111,840
Natural Sciences Managers 9% $156,340
Biological Science Professors 9% $97,520
Biological Scientists 7% $91,320
High School Teachers -3% $76,770

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 320
Biochemistry & Biophysics 210
Ecology & Systematics Biology 138
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 122
Zoology 109
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 80
Microbiology Science & Immunology 60
Genetics 41

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