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Genetics Schools in Connecticut

41 students earned Genetics degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

A Genetics major is the 140th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 18
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Bachelor’s Degree 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a genetics major is more popular with women than with men.

Genetics Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of genetics majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.3%
  • White: 75.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.8%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Genetics Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Connecticut

There are 3,300 people in the state and 274,990 people in the nation working in genetics jobs.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Connecticut

Genetics grads earn an average of $104,320 in the state and $96,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Connecticut that offer genetics degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Yale University

New Haven
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,433 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 60% of students receive it.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

A typical student attending UCONN will pay a net price of $21,588. The 2.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
6,867 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.


University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,465 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $43,500 a year. 97% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Genetics Careers in CT

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Medical Scientists 11% $111,840
Natural Sciences Managers 9% $156,340
Biological Science Professors 9% $97,520
Biological Scientists 7% $91,320

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
General Biology 949
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 320
Biochemistry & Biophysics 210
Ecology & Systematics Biology 138
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 122
Zoology 109
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 80
Microbiology Science & Immunology 60

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