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Genetics Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 125 students earned their Genetics degrees in TX.

A Genetics major is the 191st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 76
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 45
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 45
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 45
Master’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.8%
  • White: 53.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.0%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Genetics Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Texas

14,430 people in the state and 274,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to genetics.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Texas

In this state, genetics grads earn an average of $80,900. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,420.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,679 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $48,600 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,944. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded

Graduates earn an average $60,800 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 0.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 80% are considered full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,335 Total Students

In their early career, UTHealth grads earn an average salary of $66,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. 5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded

The full-time teacher rate is 89%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.50%.

Genetics Careers in TX

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 19% $85,310
Medical Scientists 18% $60,270
Natural Sciences Managers 16% $117,130
Biological Scientists 11% $80,910

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
General Biology 8,355
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

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