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General Biology Schools in Ohio

In 2018-2019, 3,144 students earned their Biology degrees in OH.

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

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Ohio

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,613
Master’s Degree 332
Associate’s Degree 103
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 71
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 71
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 71
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 24
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in OH Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.1%
  • White: 73.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.5%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
General Biology Majors in OH Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Ohio

There are 59,550 people in the state and 1,333,410 people in the nation working in biology jobs.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. OH

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Ohio

In this state, biology grads earn an average of $67,780. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,150.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 69 colleges in Ohio that offer biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

462 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
61,170 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,704.

353 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
19,934 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

249 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
37,886 Total Students

57% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $22,682.

157 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
20,237 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time.

145 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
28,122 Total Students

57% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years. In their early career, Kent State grads earn an average salary of $31,000.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
17,540 Total Students

69% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending BGSU will pay a net price of $18,456. Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
12,607 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.86 years. In their early career, Youngstown State University grads earn an average salary of $28,500. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
18,731 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 50%. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
14,403 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 97%. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Wright State University - Main Campus grads earn an average salary of $31,800.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
11,890 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time.

General Biology Careers in OH

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title OH Job Growth OH Median Salary
Biological Scientists 20% $66,590
Natural Sciences Managers 14% $120,720
Medical Scientists 12% $67,850
Biological Science Professors 11% $83,770
High School Teachers 6% $61,740

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

Major Annual Graduates in OH
Zoology 451
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 448
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 388
Biochemistry & Biophysics 385
Microbiology Science & Immunology 127
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 124
Other Biological Sciences 105
Ecology & Systematics Biology 101

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