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General Biology Schools in Missouri

2,082 students earned Biology degrees in Missouri in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Biology major is the 8th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,785
Master’s Degree 208
Associate’s Degree 67
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 18
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.4%
  • Black or African American: 6.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.5%
  • White: 70.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.4%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
General Biology Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Missouri

There are 32,010 people in the state and 1,333,410 people in the nation working in biology jobs.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Missouri

Biology grads earn an average of $67,290 in the state and $89,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 46 colleges in Missouri that offer biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

297 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
29,843 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,400 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

173 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,697 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,526.

167 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
15,852 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

159 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,375 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.80%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
11,071 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $29,700 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,113.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded

56% of the teachers are full time.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
5,853 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,300 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 3.70% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

#8

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
94 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
14,438 Total Students

An average student at SLU will pay a net price of $27,861. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
16,441 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.55 years to complete their degree at UMSL.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
11,487 Total Students

In their early career, UCM grads earn an average salary of $32,500. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,384. The student loan default rate of 8.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

General Biology Careers in MO

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 23% $85,630
Medical Scientists 23% $55,090
Natural Sciences Managers 21% $104,550
Biological Scientists 15% $67,350
High School Teachers 5% $48,170

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Biochemistry & Biophysics 216
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 112
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 106
Ecology & Systematics Biology 66
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 46
Microbiology Science & Immunology 25
Genetics 23
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 8

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