Biological & Biomedical Sciences at North Carolina State University

Biological & Biomedical Sciences at North Carolina State 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. Also, learn how NC State ranks among other schools offering degrees in biological and biomedical sciences.

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Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Available at NC State

NC State Biological & Biomedical Sciences Rankings

NC State is in the top 10% of the country for biological and biomedical sciences. More specifically it was ranked #60 out of 1,006 schools by College Factual. It is also ranked #4 in North Carolina.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 26
Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools 35
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 41
Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools 45
Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 51
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 58
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 66
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 123
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 135
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 191
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 211
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 470

Popularity of Biological & Biomedical Sciences at NC State

During the 2019-2020 academic year, North Carolina State University handed out 570 bachelor's degrees in biological and biomedical sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #32 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 7% over the previous year when 531 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 172 students received their master’s degree in biological and biomedical sciences from NC State. This makes it the #21 most popular school for biological and biomedical sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 50 students received their doctoral degrees in biological and biomedical sciences in 2020, making the school the #53 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

NC State Biological & Biomedical Sciences Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biological and biomedical sciences majors at North Carolina State University.

NC State Biological & Biomedical Sciences Bachelor’s Program

Of the 570 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Biological & Biomedical Sciences from NC State in 2019-2020, 33% were men and 67% were women.

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The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at NC State are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 65% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from North Carolina State University with a bachelor's in biological and biomedical sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 64
Black or African American 36
Hispanic or Latino 36
White 372
Non-Resident Aliens 12
Other Races 50

NC State Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 149 biological and biomedical sciences majors earned their master's degree from NC State. Of these graduates, 42% were men and 58% were women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at NC State are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 61% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from North Carolina State University with a master's in biological and biomedical sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 21
Black or African American 18
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 91
Non-Resident Aliens 3
Other Races 11

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors

Biological and Biomedical Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 336
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 95
Zoology 80
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 69
Botany/Plant Biology 58
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 58
Genetics 33
Biotechnology 21
Pharmacology & Toxicology 5
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 5

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 2,482
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 825
Computer & Information Sciences 716
Mathematics & Statistics 323
Natural Resources & Conservation 277

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