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#1

#1 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

In 2016, Harvard received a record breaking amount of first year applications: 39,044.

Acceptance Rate

3%

Annual Degrees Awarded

32

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$19,491

Median Starting Salary

$42,879

#2

#2 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Claflin University
Orangeburg, SC

Claflin University is a somewhat selective school. They receive roughly 7,600 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

870–1,010

Est. Net Price *

$19,951

Median Starting Salary

$50,239

#3

#3 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

California State University-Channel Islands
Camarillo, CA

California State University-Channel Islands is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

870–1,080

Est. Net Price *

$13,540

Median Starting Salary

$49,462

#4

#4 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Brown University
Providence, RI

Every year, 50,600 students apply to Brown University through the Common Application.

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$26,723

Median Starting Salary

$51,357

#5

#5 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Clarkson University
Potsdam, NY

In general, Clarkson University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

78%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,200–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$32,450

Median Starting Salary

$52,929

#6

#6 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

West Virginia State University
Institute, WV

West Virginia State University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

880–1,090

Est. Net Price *

$11,684

Median Starting Salary

$51,052

#7

#7 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

425

SAT Score

1,520–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$24,034

Median Starting Salary

$50,205

#8

#8 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Northeastern University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

164

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$35,827

Median Starting Salary

$50,966

#9

#9 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Georgetown University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

46

SAT Score

1,420–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$35,566

Median Starting Salary

$50,631

#10

#10 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Northwestern University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

40

SAT Score

1,480–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$22,095

Median Starting Salary

$47,768

#11

#11 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Every year, Penn receives approximately 54,600 applications from prospective freshman with an acceptance...

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

33

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$26,123

Median Starting Salary

$44,301

#12

#12 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY

Columbia University requires all freshman students to apply online, using either The Coalition Application...

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$22,058

Median Starting Salary

$42,189

#13

#13 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
Ponce, PR

Overall, Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

790–1,070

Est. Net Price *

$10,283

Median Starting Salary

$46,978

#14

#14 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA

Overall, Worcester Polytechnic Institute is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

57%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$46,876

Median Starting Salary

$59,145

#15

#15 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Maryland Global Campus
Adelphi, MD

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

154

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$16,957

Median Starting Salary

$48,885

#16

#16 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

New York University
New York, NY

Generally, New York University is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

1,470–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$29,499

Median Starting Salary

$48,241

#17

#17 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, GA

Fort Valley State University is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

43%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

860–990

Est. Net Price *

$13,016

Median Starting Salary

$50,031

#18

#18 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

In general, the University of Southern California is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$36,808

Median Starting Salary

$45,935

#19

#19 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

the University of San Francisco is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,240–1,410

Est. Net Price *

$42,953

Median Starting Salary

$51,097

#20

#20 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Boston University
Boston, MA

Boston University is a extremely selective school. Approximately 80,800 applications are received by Boston...

Acceptance Rate

14%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

1,370–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$27,829

Median Starting Salary

$52,308

#21

#21 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,270–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$13,376

Median Starting Salary

$54,906

#22

#22 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University at Raleigh is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

47%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,300–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$14,852

Median Starting Salary

$50,267

#23

#23 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Barranquitas
Barranquitas, PR

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$7,696

Median Starting Salary

$44,571

#24

#24 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Brandeis University
Waltham, MA

Brandeis University is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

39%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,380–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$45,565

Median Starting Salary

$51,754

#25

#25 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University is a fairly selective school. They receive roughly 41,000 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,280–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$43,651

Median Starting Salary

$53,879

#26

#26 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Rush University
Chicago, IL

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,904

#27

#27 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,849

#28

#28 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-College Station
College Station, TX

Texas A&M University-College Station is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,170–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$20,375

Median Starting Salary

$50,041

#29

#29 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

In general, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,330–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$14,544

Median Starting Salary

$49,928

#30

#30 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Georgia
Athens, GA

the University of Georgia is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

43%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,250–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$17,180

Median Starting Salary

$51,130

#31

#31 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Overall, the University of Delaware is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,200–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$18,044

Median Starting Salary

$58,714

#32

#32 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA

the University of California-Irvine is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

21%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,240–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$14,033

Median Starting Salary

$46,062

#33

#33 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

American University
Washington, DC

American University is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

41%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,310–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$41,369

Median Starting Salary

$53,621

#34

#34 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Indiana University-Bloomington
Bloomington, IN

Indiana University-Bloomington is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,220–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$16,234

Median Starting Salary

$54,166

#35

#35 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA

In general, Duquesne University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,170–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$33,919

Median Starting Salary

$56,520

#36

#36 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

In general, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,150–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$16,834

Median Starting Salary

$47,987

#37

#37 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
Durham, NH

the University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,130–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$24,507

Median Starting Salary

$56,807

#38

#38 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Generally, the University of South Florida is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

44%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,150–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$11,004

Median Starting Salary

$46,696

#39

#39 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Mount St. Mary's University
Emmitsburg, MD

Mount St- Mary's University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,040–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$24,379

Median Starting Salary

$56,629

#40

#40 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Generally, the University at Buffalo is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$18,524

Median Starting Salary

$48,369

#41

#41 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Marywood University
Scranton, PA

In general, Marywood University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,030–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$22,504

Median Starting Salary

$55,083

#42

#42 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

the University of Arizona is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,110–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$17,075

Median Starting Salary

$49,205

#43

#43 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX

Overall, The University of Texas at Dallas is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,180–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$13,555

Median Starting Salary

$46,119

#44

#44 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL

Overall, the University of Central Florida is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

41%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,210–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$13,108

Median Starting Salary

$47,102

#45

#45 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Brigham Young University
Provo, UT

Generally, Brigham Young University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,280–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$13,521

Median Starting Salary

$48,721

#46

#46 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC

Overall, The Catholic University of America is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,050–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$36,031

Median Starting Salary

$61,856

#47

#47 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Illinois Chicago
Chicago, IL

the University of Illinois Chicago is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

1,130–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$10,384

Median Starting Salary

$48,409

#48

#48 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

St. John's University-New York
Queens, NY

St- John's University-New York is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,120–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$26,052

Median Starting Salary

$51,451

#49

#49 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Generally, Thomas Jefferson University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,150–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$28,110

Median Starting Salary

$49,350

#50

#50 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Temple University is a somewhat selective school. The school receives about 38,700 applications every...

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,030–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$23,935

Median Starting Salary

$54,029

#51

#51 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

California State University-San Marcos
San Marcos, CA

California State University-San Marcos is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

950–1,130

Est. Net Price *

$10,463

Median Starting Salary

$49,366

#52

#52 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University-Fort Collins is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,100–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$16,926

Median Starting Salary

$52,686

#53

#53 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

In general, Texas Tech University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,110–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$17,896

Median Starting Salary

$50,511

#54

#54 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Worcester State University
Worcester, MA

Worcester State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,030–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$14,435

Median Starting Salary

$53,528

#55

#55 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

the University of Utah is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,130–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$12,399

Median Starting Salary

$47,761

#56

#56 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, CA

Azusa Pacific University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,000–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$26,666

Median Starting Salary

$51,240

#57

#57 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO

Overall, the University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is known for being a fairly selective...

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

23

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$16,079

Median Starting Salary

$48,349

#58

#58 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

William Paterson University of New Jersey
Wayne, NJ

Generally, William Paterson University of New Jersey is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

990–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$12,967

Median Starting Salary

$51,510

#59

#59 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Florida Institute of Technology
Melbourne, FL

Florida Institute of Technology is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,120–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$30,752

Median Starting Salary

$44,185

#60

#60 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of St Thomas
Houston, TX

the University of St Thomas is a non selective school. The school receives 1,123 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

97%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,030–1,310

Est. Net Price *

$19,207

Median Starting Salary

$48,955

#61

#61 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

In general, Wayne State University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$15,347

Median Starting Salary

$48,061

#62

#62 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Framingham State University
Framingham, MA

Generally, Framingham State University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,010–1,200

Est. Net Price *

$17,715

Median Starting Salary

$53,224

#63

#63 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

Florida Atlantic University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,030–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$9,711

Median Starting Salary

$47,870

#64

#64 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Kean University
Union, NJ

Kean University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

900–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$10,747

Median Starting Salary

$51,661

#65

#65 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Houston-Clear Lake
Houston, TX

the University of Houston-Clear Lake is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,000–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$17,871

Median Starting Salary

$47,575

#66

#66 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Alcorn State University
Alcorn State, MS

In general, Alcorn State University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

30%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

860–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$14,864

Median Starting Salary

$48,826

#67

#67 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Nevada-Reno
Reno, NV

the University of Nevada-Reno is a non selective school. They receive about 9,400 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,050–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$16,670

Median Starting Salary

$50,039

#68

#68 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX

In general, Texas Woman's University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

930–1,140

Est. Net Price *

$11,682

Median Starting Salary

$49,906

#69

#69 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

The University of Texas at San Antonio is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,010–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,664

Median Starting Salary

$49,417

#70

#70 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Stephen F Austin State University
Nacogdoches, TX

Stephen F Austin State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

970–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$13,858

Median Starting Salary

$51,423

#71

#71 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Green Bay, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

930–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$11,365

Median Starting Salary

$52,581

#72

#72 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

CUNY City College
New York, NY

CUNY City College is a fairly selective school. The institution receives roughly 34,000 applications...

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,060–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$5,181

Median Starting Salary

$46,154

#73

#73 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Roosevelt University
Chicago, IL

Roosevelt University is a non selective school. The school receives approximately 3,000 applications...

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

850–1,110

Est. Net Price *

$22,117

Median Starting Salary

$49,218

#74

#74 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Harrisburg, PA

Acceptance Rate

84%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$10,022

Median Starting Salary

$49,012

#75

#75 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Tyler
Tyler, TX

The University of Texas at Tyler is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

94%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,010–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$13,248

Median Starting Salary

$47,710

#76

#76 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

California State University-Fresno
Fresno, CA

California State University-Fresno is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

890–1,100

Est. Net Price *

$7,507

Median Starting Salary

$49,092

#77

#77 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, TX

Acceptance Rate

30%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,783

#78

#78 Best College for Biotechnology in the U.S.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$26,747

Median Starting Salary

$50,670

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About Biotechnology

A program that focuses on the application of the biological sciences, biochemistry, and genetics to the preparation of new and enhanced agricultural, environmental, clinical, and industrial products, including the commercial exploitation of microbes, plants, and animals. Includes instruction in bioinformatics, gene identification, phylogenetics and comparative genomics, bioinorganic chemistry, immunoassaying, DNA sequencing, xenotransplantation, genetic engineering, industrial microbiology, drug and biologic development, enzyme-based production processes, patent law, biotechnology management and marketing, applicable regulations, and biotechnology ethics.

Students who are passionate about Biotechnology can study up to a Post masters certificate. Currently, 2,968 students are granted some level of degree in Biotechnology around the US each year. More students graduate with a degree in Biotechnology in the state of Maryland compared to any other state. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Biotechnology is $42,090.

Popularity of Biotechnology Degrees in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Biotechnology degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Careers

The highest paying job for Biotechnology majors is Biological Scientists, All Other. However, something else to think about is how many job openings there currently is. A position that is in high need that a degree in Biotechnology can prepare you for is Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Biotechnology majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Biotechnology majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
1,665
Female Students
1,019 (61%)
Male Students
646 (38%)

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