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Genetics Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 6 students earned their Genetics degrees in VA.

A Genetics major is the 252nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 16.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.7%
  • Other Races: 16.7%
Genetics Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Virginia

5,470 people in the state and 274,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to genetics.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a genetics grad in the state is $93,750, compared to a typical salary of $96,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
29,757 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 62% of the teachers are full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Genetics Careers in VA

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Medical Scientists 20% $89,220
Biological Science Professors 19% $69,400
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $126,060
Biological Scientists 11% $83,180

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
General Biology 3,345
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 303
Biochemistry & Biophysics 245
Other Biological Sciences 169
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 120
Microbiology Science & Immunology 68
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 68
Ecology & Systematics Biology 36

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