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Genetics Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 51 students earned their Genetics degrees in NJ.

In terms of popularity, Genetics is the 153rd most popular major in the state out of a total 285 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 39
Master’s Degree 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of genetics majors in New Jersey is as follows:

  • Asian: 43.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.7%
  • White: 31.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.8%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Genetics Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in New Jersey

There are 4,870 people in the state and 274,990 people in the nation working in genetics jobs.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Genetics Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a genetics grad in the state is $104,140, compared to a typical salary of $96,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,254 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. Graduates earn an average $44,300 after graduation. 55% of the teachers are full time.

Genetics Careers in NJ

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 12% $90,490
Natural Sciences Managers 9% $166,190
Medical Scientists 8% $128,210
Biological Scientists 0% $81,880

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
General Biology 2,830
Biochemistry & Biophysics 395
Ecology & Systematics Biology 171
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 149
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 78
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 73
Biotechnology 58
Pharmacology & Toxicology 56

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View Nationwide Genetics Report

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