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General Biology Schools in North Dakota

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

As a degree choice, General Biology is the 11th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in North Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 250
Master’s Degree 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in ND Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of biology majors in North Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 83.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
General Biology Majors in ND Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in North Dakota

3,460 people in the state and 1,333,410 in the nation are employed in jobs related to biology.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. ND

Wages for General Biology Jobs in North Dakota

A typical salary for a biology grad in the state is $74,630, compared to a typical salary of $89,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in North Dakota that offer biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
13,173 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. A typical student attending North Dakota State University will pay a net price of $16,062. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.60%.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,581 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The 3.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $15,970.

#3

University of Mary

Bismarck
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
3,779 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The student loan default rate of 5.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,125 Total Students

The 8.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at MSU. A typical student attending MSU will pay a net price of $10,920.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,115 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,665 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
1,212 Total Students

The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at Mayville State University. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
1,350 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Graduates earn an average $38,400 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

General Biology Careers in ND

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title ND Job Growth ND Median Salary
Medical Scientists 25% $58,360
Biological Science Professors 11% $74,340
High School Teachers 11% $53,000
Natural Sciences Managers 6% $105,510
Life Scientists 0% $0
Biological Scientists 0% $67,560

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

Major Annual Graduates in ND
Zoology 41
Microbiology Science & Immunology 21
Biochemistry & Biophysics 19
Ecology & Systematics Biology 15
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 11
Botany/Plant Biology 8
Biotechnology 4
Genetics 3

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