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General Biology Schools in Nebraska

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

A General Biology major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Nebraska

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 651
Master’s Degree 84
Associate’s Degree 18
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in NE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.5%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
  • White: 73.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.6%
  • Other Races: 8.3%
General Biology Majors in NE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Nebraska

9,350 people in the state and 1,333,410 in the nation are employed in jobs related to biology.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. NE

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Nebraska

A typical salary for a biology grad in the state is $83,110, compared to a typical salary of $89,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Nebraska that offer biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

165 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
25,820 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,200 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
15,431 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,511. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 5.57 years to graduate.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
8,910 Total Students

65% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
6,327 Total Students

In their early career, UNK grads earn an average salary of $34,200. This public school has an average net price of $16,603. The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,095 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 35%.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
9,621 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 13%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $12,055. In their early career, Bellevue University grads earn an average salary of $45,200.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,424 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.10%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
1,008 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
3,633 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,000 after earning their degree at this institution. 52% of the teachers are full time.

#10

Hastings College

Hastings
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,080 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.30% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 100% of the teachers are full time.

General Biology Careers in NE

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title NE Job Growth NE Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 14% $87,250
Biological Scientists 12% $75,820
Medical Scientists 7% $54,270
Biological Science Professors 7% $79,070
High School Teachers 6% $56,750
Life Scientists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in NE
Biochemistry & Biophysics 96
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 71
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 55
Microbiology Science & Immunology 39
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 31
Zoology 27
Other Biological Sciences 24
Biotechnology 21

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