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General Biology Schools in Montana

267 students earned Biology degrees in Montana in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, General Biology is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 197 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Montana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 253
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Master’s Degree 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Associate’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in MT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 0.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 80.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 13.1%
General Biology Majors in MT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Montana

4,980 people in the state and 1,333,410 in the nation are employed in jobs related to biology.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. MT

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Montana

Biology grads earn an average of $73,190 in the state and $89,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Montana that offer biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
16,814 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The 5.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,036.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
10,962 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at UM.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
997 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $17,874.

#4

Carroll College

Helena
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
1,335 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.34 years. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
1,508 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.70%. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
1,038 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $20,355. The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
1,844 Total Students

A typical student attending Montana Tech will pay a net price of $13,886. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. In their early career, Montana Tech grads earn an average salary of $38,300.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
4,315 Total Students

The average student takes 4.80 years to complete their degree at Montana State University - Billings. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $14,005.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
1,090 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,024. Graduates earn an average $33,600 after graduation.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
305 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $14,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 96% of students get financical aid.

General Biology Careers in MT

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title MT Job Growth MT Median Salary
Medical Scientists 14% $70,800
Biological Science Professors 8% $65,430
Natural Sciences Managers 7% $95,970
Biological Scientists 3% $67,340
High School Teachers 2% $49,030

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

Major Annual Graduates in MT
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 96
Microbiology Science & Immunology 77
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 48
Biochemistry & Biophysics 33
Ecology & Systematics Biology 25
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 13
Biotechnology 12
Other Biological Sciences 5

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