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General Biology Schools in Rhode Island

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

In terms of popularity, General Biology is the 10th most popular major in the state out of a total 204 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 468
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of biology majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.4%
  • Black or African American: 6.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.3%
  • White: 65.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 10.2%
General Biology Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Rhode Island

There are 4,800 people in the state and 1,333,410 people in the nation working in biology jobs.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, biology grads earn an average of $89,210. Nationwide, they make an average of $89,150.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

Brown University

Providence
122 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
10,257 Total Students

60% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. 90% of the teachers are full time.

#2

Providence College

Providence
99 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
4,674 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 62%. The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Providence grads earn an average salary of $48,700.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,777 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,647 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. In their early career, Salve Regina grads earn an average salary of $44,400. The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at Salve Regina.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,860 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $36,142. Graduates earn an average $42,600 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.17 years.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
7,360 Total Students

The 7.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at JWU Providence. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

#6

Rhode Island College

Providence
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,766 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

#8

Bryant University

Smithfield
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
3,788 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.06 years to graduate. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

General Biology Careers in RI

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 12% $83,790
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $124,430
High School Teachers 3% $73,460
Biological Scientists 0% $94,580

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Ecology & Systematics Biology 103
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 89
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 57
Biotechnology 44
Biochemistry & Biophysics 33
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 32
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 6
Molecular Medicine 2

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