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General Biology Schools in Idaho

521 students earned Biology degrees in Idaho in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Biology major is the 10th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Idaho

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 438
Associate’s Degree 55
Master’s Degree 25
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in ID Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.3%
  • White: 78.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.3%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
General Biology Majors in ID Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Idaho

In this state, there are 6,470 people employed in jobs related to a biology degree, compared to 1,333,410 nationwide.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. ID

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Idaho

Biology grads earn an average of $71,440 in the state and $89,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
39,145 Total Students

64% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,100 a year. The student loan default rate is 3.40% which is lower than average.

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
26,217 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.40%. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
12,402 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $30,700 after graduation. 94% of the teachers are full time.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,580 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,926 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,502. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at U of I. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
1,091 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,400 a year. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
3,748 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,988. Graduates earn an average $30,800 after graduation. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,288 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,157.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
2,111 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $30,800 after graduation. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#10

North Idaho College

Coeur d'Alene
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,068 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $7,696. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it.

General Biology Careers in ID

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title ID Job Growth ID Median Salary
Medical Scientists 21% $67,520
Life Scientists 17% $0
Biological Science Professors 16% $86,000
High School Teachers 15% $50,380
Natural Sciences Managers 5% $90,500
Biological Scientists 4% $71,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in ID
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 206
Biochemistry & Biophysics 62
Microbiology Science & Immunology 44
Ecology & Systematics Biology 20
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 9
Zoology 8
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 6
Botany/Plant Biology 1

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