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2021 Highest Paid General Biology Graduates in North Dakota

250 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,600 Avg Salary
$20,048 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid General Biology Graduates in North DakotaIn 2018-2019, general biology students earned 250 bachelor's degrees from a North Dakota school, making the subject the 7th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.3% of all the biology bachelor's degrees in the country. Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Highest Paid Biology Graduates ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

This year's Highest Paid General Biology Graduates in North Dakota ranking analyzed 1 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in biology.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

Salaries of General Biology Majors After Graduation

After graduation, general biology majors from schools in North Dakota earn an average salary of $33,600 per year. That's not so great, since it is 16% less than the national average salary of a typical bachelor's degree holder. However, graduates from the schools in this list may make more.

Looking at biology schools across the country, we see that the nationwide average salary for graduates in this field is $27,776. This means that graduates from schools in North Dakota make 21% more than the national average.

Average Salary for Biology Graduates from Schools in North Dakota  33,600
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67,200
Average Salary for Biology Graduates from Schools Nationwide  27,776
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67,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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67,200

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2021 Highest Paid General Biology Grads in North Dakota

The highest paid biology majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Biology Graduates in North Dakota

#1

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

University of North Dakota landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for highest paid general biology school. UND is a large public school located in the city of Grand Forks. Biology majors who obtain their bachelor's from the school make an average salary of $33,600.

Biology majors at UND take out an average of $21,790 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $235.

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North Dakota State University - Main Campus earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Fargo, North Dakota State University is a public school with a fairly large student population.

While working on their bachelor's, biology majors at North Dakota State University accumulate an average of around $17,533 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $181.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Minot State University. MSU is a small public school located in the town of Minot.

While working on their bachelor's, biology majors at MSU accumulate an average of around $14,552 in student debt.

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#4

University of Mary

Bismarck, ND

Our rankings recognize University of Mary as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the rural area of Bismarck, UMary is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

The average amount in student loans that biology majors at UMary take out while working on their bachelor's is $25,290.

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Best General Biology Colleges in the The Plains States Region

Explore all the Best General Biology Colleges in the The Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 217 1,772
Minnesota 210 1,543
Iowa 193 890
Kansas 175 598
Nebraska 174 651
South Dakota 142 295

One of 14 majors within the Biological & Biomedical Sciences area of study, General Biology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to Biology

Related Major Annual Graduates
Zoology 39
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 19
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 13
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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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