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General Biology Schools in Maine

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

As a degree choice, General Biology is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Maine

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 309
Associate’s Degree 20
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Master’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 75.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
General Biology Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Maine

6,510 people in the state and 1,333,410 in the nation are employed in jobs related to biology.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Maine

In this state, biology grads earn an average of $76,840. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,150.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Maine that offer biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
8,010 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,729.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,140 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $12,180. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,404 Total Students

The 5.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, UMaine grads earn an average salary of $33,800. The full-time teacher rate is 70%.

#4

Bates College

Lewiston
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
1,832 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $43,100 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,477. The student loan default rate is 1.40% which is lower than average.

#5

Bowdoin College

Brunswick
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
1,828 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 56% get financial aid.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,106 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,405. The student loan default rate of 3.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#7

Colby College

Waterville
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
2,000 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 92% are considered full time. 52% of students get financical aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,040 Total Students

In their early career, UMaine Farmington grads earn an average salary of $27,200. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
675 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. A typical student attending University of Maine-Machias will pay a net price of $8,454.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,068 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,943. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,473 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

General Biology Careers in ME

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 5% $68,460
Medical Scientists 5% $94,100
Natural Sciences Managers 4% $107,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Biochemistry & Biophysics 75
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 69
Ecology & Systematics Biology 64
Zoology 63
Microbiology Science & Immunology 15
Other Biological Sciences 15
Biotechnology 3
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 2

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