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General Biology Schools in Texas

8,355 students earned Biology degrees in Texas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, General Biology is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Biology Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 6,358
Associate’s Degree 1,204
Master’s Degree 583
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 103
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 103
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 103
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 68
Post-Master’s Certificate 39
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 39

Gender Distribution

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

General Biology Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 37.7%
  • White: 29.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.0%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
General Biology Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Biology Grads in Texas

In this state, there are 124,990 people employed in jobs related to a biology degree, compared to 1,333,410 nationwide.

General Biology Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for General Biology Jobs in Texas

Biology grads earn an average of $80,900 in the state and $89,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 112 colleges in Texas that offer biology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

781 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,726 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $18,944. Most students complete their degree in 4.39 years. In their early career, Texas A&M College Station grads earn an average salary of $48,600.

638 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,090 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 65% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,000 a year.

605 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
29,113 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.40%. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

389 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
39,336 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $13,609.

343 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,148 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,100 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.10%.

308 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
29,543 Total Students

24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 80% are considered full time. 77% of students get financical aid.

306 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
48,635 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.80%.

305 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
32,594 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,849.

250 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
25,177 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate.

241 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
18,033 Total Students

In their early career, Baylor grads earn an average salary of $42,600. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $32,601.

General Biology Careers in TX

Some of the careers biology majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
High School Teachers 21% $57,800
Biological Science Professors 19% $85,310
Medical Scientists 18% $60,270
Life Scientists 16% $84,300
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $117,130
Biological Scientists 11% $80,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Biochemistry & Biophysics 1,345
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 478
Ecology & Systematics Biology 412
Microbiology Science & Immunology 297
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 220
Zoology 163
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 151
Biotechnology 151

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