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General Biology at University of Florida

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General Biology at University of Florida

The General Biology major is part of the biological & biomedical sciences program at University of Florida.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. We've also included details on how UF ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in biology.

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General Biology Degrees Available at UF

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

UF Biology Rankings

The bachelor's program at UF was ranked #198 on College Factual's Best Schools for biology list. It is also ranked #5 in Florida.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Online General Biology Schools 2
Most Popular Online General Biology Schools 2
Most Popular Colleges for General Biology 9
Best Value Colleges for General Biology 58
Best Colleges for General Biology 198
Best General Biology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 220
Best General Biology Colleges for Veterans 300
Most Focused Colleges for General Biology 481
Highest Paid General Biology Graduates 594

Popularity of Biology at UF

During the 2018-2019 academic year, University of Florida handed out 565 bachelor's degrees in general biology. Due to this, the school was ranked #9 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 11% over the previous year when 508 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Biology Graduates from UF Make?

Salary of Biology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Biology majors who earn their bachelor's degree from UF go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $21,800 a year. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $27,600 for all biology students.


How Much Student Debt Do Biology Graduates from UF Have?

Student Debt of Biology Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at UF, biology students borrow a median amount of $16,250 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 UF is $169 per month.

Biology Student Diversity at UF

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

UF General Biology Bachelor’s Program

Of the 565 students who earned a bachelor's degree in General Biology from UF in 2018-2019, 38% were men and 62% were women.


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

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 86
Black or African American 32
Hispanic or Latino 119
White 277
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 50

Related Major Annual Graduates
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 297
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 273
Zoology 80
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 75
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 45

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