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Genetics Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 119 students earned their Genetics degrees in WI.

In this state, Genetics is the 123rd most popular major out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 88
Master’s Degree 17
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 14

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 70.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.9%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Genetics Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Wisconsin

In this state, there are 3,610 people employed in jobs related to a genetics degree, compared to 274,990 nationwide.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Wisconsin

Genetics grads earn an average of $73,520 in the state and $96,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.30%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,219.

Genetics Careers in WI

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 18% $98,510
Medical Scientists 15% $65,210
Biological Scientists 14% $70,540
Biological Science Professors 11% $69,790

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
General Biology 2,040
Biochemistry & Biophysics 385
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 260
Microbiology Science & Immunology 157
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 131
Zoology 108
Ecology & Systematics Biology 76
Pharmacology & Toxicology 42

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