New York awards the most degrees in Biostatistics of all US states with 137 degrees being granted last year. Students interested in Biostatistics can expect around 41% percent of their fellow classmates to be men and 59% percent to be women. The majority students graduating in this field earn a Masters degree. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Biostatistics is $42,090.

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Total Students
1,028
Total Males
424
Total Females
604

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  • Total Masters degree

    727

  • Total Doctors degree research scholarship

    206

  • Total Post masters certificate

    36

  • Total Bachelors degree

    30

  • Total Postbaccalaureate certificate

    29

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Top Colleges for Biostatistics

If you want to major in Biostatistics, then you should think about attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill! This school grants approximately 54 degrees in Biostatistics every year.

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Careers for Biostatistics Majors

Some top jobs related to Biostatistics, include Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists and Natural Sciences Managers, both of which have many employment opportunities. Though there are higher paying positions, such as Natural Sciences Managers. the most in-demand position for Biostatistics majors is Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers for Biostatistics

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $123,860)
  2. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $97,370)
  3. Statisticians   (Median Wage: $87,780)
  4. Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists   (Median Wage: $84,810)
  5. Bioinformatics Scientists   (Median Wage: $79,590)
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