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Genetics Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 78 students earned their Genetics degrees in PA.

In terms of popularity, Genetics is the 203rd most popular major in the state out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 36
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 15
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 15
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 13
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 8
Bachelor’s Degree 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.3%
  • White: 73.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.0%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
Genetics Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 16,360 people employed in jobs related to a genetics degree, compared to 274,990 nationwide.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a genetics grad in the state is $94,510, compared to a typical salary of $96,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer genetics degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
28,673 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $28,758. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%.

#2

Arcadia University

Glenside
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
3,662 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,300 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average.

#3

Temple University

Philadelphia
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
39,740 Total Students

54% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $23,536. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,100 a year.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,786 Total Students

In their early career, Thomas Jefferson University grads earn an average salary of $69,000. 18% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

#5

Juniata College

Huntingdon
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
1,433 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,345. 74% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Cedar Crest College

Allentown
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,596 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
46,810 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Penn State University Park will pay a net price of $30,996. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year. The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Genetics Careers in PA

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 14% $84,070
Medical Scientists 8% $103,110
Natural Sciences Managers 8% $130,970
Biological Scientists 6% $71,110

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
General Biology 4,433
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 749
Biochemistry & Biophysics 696
Other Biological Sciences 434
Ecology & Systematics Biology 219
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 165
Microbiology Science & Immunology 134
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 133

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