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Genetics Schools in Illinois

13 students earned Genetics degrees in Illinois in the 2018-2019 year.

A Genetics major is the 261st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Master’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.4%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 84.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Genetics Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 8,580 people employed in jobs related to a genetics degree, compared to 274,990 nationwide.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Illinois

Genetics grads earn an average of $84,180 in the state and $96,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
17,452 Total Students

5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $26,160.

Genetics Careers in IL

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 5% $72,880
Natural Sciences Managers 4% $113,180
Biological Scientists 4% $83,370
Medical Scientists 1% $75,990

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
General Biology 3,067
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 438
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 410
Biochemistry & Biophysics 324
Other Biological Sciences 254
Biotechnology 127
Ecology & Systematics Biology 127
Zoology 98

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