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General Biology Schools in Hawaii

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

In terms of popularity, General Biology is the 12th most popular major in the state out of a total 170 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Hawaii

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 246
Master’s Degree 1
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in HI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 40.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.3%
  • White: 19.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 22.2%
General Biology Majors in HI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Hawaii

There are 5,170 people in the state and 1,333,410 people in the nation working in biology jobs.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. HI

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Hawaii

A typical salary for a biology grad in the state is $79,760, compared to a typical salary of $89,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Hawaii that offer biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
17,710 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years. The student loan default rate of 4.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,406 Total Students

In their early career, UH Hilo grads earn an average salary of $27,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
4,086 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $35,600 after graduation.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
3,176 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $29,000 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
2,150 Total Students

An average student at Chaminade University of Honolulu will pay a net price of $23,119. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

General Biology Careers in HI

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title HI Job Growth HI Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 13% $0
Life Scientists 10% $62,930
Medical Scientists 9% $77,700
Natural Sciences Managers 7% $112,140
High School Teachers 6% $60,160
Biological Scientists 0% $80,340

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

Major Annual Graduates in HI
Ecology & Systematics Biology 126
Biochemistry & Biophysics 51
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 30
Botany/Plant Biology 28
Microbiology Science & Immunology 24
Biotechnology 10
Zoology 9
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 1

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