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General Biology at Colgate University

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General Biology at Colgate University

General Biology is one of the majors in the biological & biomedical sciences program at Colgate University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how Colgate ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in biology.

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General Biology Degrees Available at Colgate

Colgate Biology Rankings

Colgate is in the top 10% of the country for biology. More specifically it was ranked #78 out of 983 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #6 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 76
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Biology 629
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Biology 645
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Biology 926

Popularity of Biology at Colgate

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Colgate University handed out 31 bachelor's degrees in general biology. Due to this, the school was ranked #738 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 6% over the previous year when 33 degrees were handed out.

How Much Student Debt Do Biology Graduates from Colgate Have?

Student Debt of Biology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Colgate, biology students borrow a median amount of $12,036 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all biology bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $24,715.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the biology program at Colgate is $125 per month.

Biology Student Diversity at Colgate

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biology majors at Colgate University.

Colgate General Biology Bachelor’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 31 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology from Colgate. About 13% were men and 87% were women.


The majority of the students with this major are white. About 71% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Colgate University with a bachelor's in biology.

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 22
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 43
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 40

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