Top Majors and Programs in Biological And Biomedical Sciences

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  1. Instructional programs that focus on the biological sciences and the non-clinical biomedical sciences, and that prepare individuals for research and professional careers as biologists and biomedical scientists.
Total Students
115,706
Total Males
46,274 (40%)

Total Females
69,432 (60%)
 

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All Biological And Biomedical Sciences Bachelors degree Programs::

Major Students Females Males
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 10,906 (9.4%) 5,450 (50%) 5,456 (50%)
Biochemistry 8,468 (7.3%) 4,199 (49.6%) 4,269 (50.4%)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 909 (.8%) 456 (50.2%) 453 (49.8%)
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 212 (.2%) 107 (50.5%) 105 (49.5%)
Biophysics 136 (.1%) 51 (37.5%) 85 (62.5%)
Molecular Biochemistry 370 (.3%) 177 (47.8%) 193 (52.2%)
Molecular Biology 803 (.7%) 453 (56.4%) 350 (43.6%)
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology 8 (%) 7 (87.5%) 1 (12.5%)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 1,425 (1.2%) 963 (67.6%) 462 (32.4%)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 1,425 (1.2%) 963 (67.6%) 462 (32.4%)
Biology, General 78,144 (67.5%) 48,278 (61.8%) 29,866 (38.2%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 74,196 (64.1%) 45,911 (61.9%) 28,285 (38.1%)
Biomedical Sciences, General 3,948 (3.4%) 2,367 (60%) 1,581 (40%)
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology 328 (.3%) 155 (47.3%) 173 (52.7%)
Bioinformatics 185 (.2%) 83 (44.9%) 102 (55.1%)
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other 31 (%) 10 (32.3%) 21 (67.7%)
Biometry/Biometrics 30 (%) 20 (66.7%) 10 (33.3%)
Biostatistics 30 (%) 16 (53.3%) 14 (46.7%)
Computational Biology 52 (%) 26 (50%) 26 (50%)
Biotechnology 813 (.7%) 415 (51%) 398 (49%)
Biotechnology 813 (.7%) 415 (51%) 398 (49%)
Botany/Plant Biology 240 (.2%) 121 (50.4%) 119 (49.6%)
Botany/Plant Biology 211 (.2%) 102 (48.3%) 109 (51.7%)
Botany/Plant Biology, Other 10 (%) 5 (50%) 5 (50%)
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology 19 (%) 14 (73.7%) 5 (26.3%)
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences 3,565 (3.1%) 1,933 (54.2%) 1,632 (45.8%)
Anatomy 414 (.4%) 257 (62.1%) 157 (37.9%)
Cell Biology and Anatomy 5 (%) 3 (60%) 2 (40%)
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology 2,516 (2.2%) 1,324 (52.6%) 1,192 (47.4%)
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other 129 (.1%) 68 (52.7%) 61 (47.3%)
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology 437 (.4%) 244 (55.8%) 193 (44.2%)
Developmental Biology and Embryology 64 (.1%) 37 (57.8%) 27 (42.2%)
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 3,290 (2.8%) 2,070 (62.9%) 1,220 (37.1%)
Aquatic Biology/Limnology 81 (.1%) 38 (46.9%) 43 (53.1%)
Conservation Biology 171 (.1%) 102 (59.6%) 69 (40.4%)
Ecology 761 (.7%) 452 (59.4%) 309 (40.6%)
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 391 (.3%) 232 (59.3%) 159 (40.7%)
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other 136 (.1%) 70 (51.5%) 66 (48.5%)
Environmental Biology 258 (.2%) 147 (57%) 111 (43%)
Epidemiology 27 (%) 21 (77.8%) 6 (22.2%)
Evolutionary Biology 120 (.1%) 80 (66.7%) 40 (33.3%)
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 1,345 (1.2%) 928 (69%) 417 (31%)
Genetics 514 (.4%) 330 (64.2%) 184 (35.8%)
Animal Genetics 27 (%) 15 (55.6%) 12 (44.4%)
Genetics, General 298 (.3%) 197 (66.1%) 101 (33.9%)
Genome Sciences/Genomics 6 (%) 5 (83.3%) 1 (16.7%)
Human/Medical Genetics 5 (%) 1 (20%) 4 (80%)
Molecular Genetics 171 (.1%) 109 (63.7%) 62 (36.3%)
Plant Genetics 7 (%) 3 (42.9%) 4 (57.1%)
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology 2,878 (2.5%) 1,571 (54.6%) 1,307 (45.4%)
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology 382 (.3%) 217 (56.8%) 165 (43.2%)
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other 148 (.1%) 84 (56.8%) 64 (43.2%)
Microbiology and Immunology 109 (.1%) 57 (52.3%) 52 (47.7%)
Microbiology, General 2,239 (1.9%) 1,213 (54.2%) 1,026 (45.8%)
Neurobiology and Neurosciences 5,995 (5.2%) 3,688 (61.5%) 2,307 (38.5%)
Neurobiology and Anatomy 797 (.7%) 450 (56.5%) 347 (43.5%)
Neurobiology and Behavior 128 (.1%) 80 (62.5%) 48 (37.5%)
Neurobiology and Neurosciences, Other 7 (%) 4 (57.1%) 3 (42.9%)
Neuroscience 5,063 (4.4%) 3,154 (62.3%) 1,909 (37.7%)
Pharmacology and Toxicology 276 (.2%) 152 (55.1%) 124 (44.9%)
Environmental Toxicology 41 (%) 28 (68.3%) 13 (31.7%)
Pharmacology 72 (.1%) 35 (48.6%) 37 (51.4%)
Pharmacology and Toxicology 81 (.1%) 41 (50.6%) 40 (49.4%)
Toxicology 82 (.1%) 48 (58.5%) 34 (41.5%)
Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences 5,016 (4.3%) 2,788 (55.6%) 2,228 (44.4%)
Cell Physiology 1 (%) 1 (100%) 0
Exercise Physiology 3,317 (2.9%) 1,810 (54.6%) 1,507 (45.4%)
Pathology/Experimental Pathology 14 (%) 11 (78.6%) 3 (21.4%)
Physiology, General 1,614 (1.4%) 912 (56.5%) 702 (43.5%)
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other 1 (%) 1 (100%) 0
Vision Science/Physiological Optics 69 (.1%) 53 (76.8%) 16 (23.2%)
Zoology/Animal Biology 2,316 (2%) 1,518 (65.5%) 798 (34.5%)
Animal Behavior and Ethology 110 (.1%) 93 (84.5%) 17 (15.5%)
Animal Physiology 103 (.1%) 63 (61.2%) 40 (38.8%)
Entomology 99 (.1%) 55 (55.6%) 44 (44.4%)
Wildlife Biology 446 (.4%) 254 (57%) 192 (43%)
Zoology/Animal Biology 1,558 (1.3%) 1,053 (67.6%) 505 (32.4%)
All majors information based on most-recent available data from the 2016 enrollment cycle