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DePauw University BS in General Biology

The main focus area for this major is Biology Studies. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

General Biology is a major offered under the biological and biomedical sciences program of study at DePauw University. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in biology, such as if the program is offered online, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.

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Rankings for the DePauw BS in Biology

#170 in the U.S
#4 in Indiana

Each year, we produce a number of different types of college rankings to help students decide which school is the best fit for them. The bachelor's program at DePauw was ranked #170 on College Factual's Best Schools for biology list. It is also ranked #4 in Indiana.

Here are some of the other rankings for DePauw.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General Biology Schools 170
Best General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 173
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Biology 662
Most Focused Colleges for General Biology 758
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Biology 865
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Biology 901
Best Value Colleges for General Biology 903
Most Popular Colleges for General Biology 1,027

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Biology from DePauw Cost?

$52,710 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$27,000 Average Student Debt

DePauw Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time undergraduate students at DePauw paid an average of $1,617 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates.

In State Out of State
Tuition $51,736 $51,736
Fees $974 $974
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $13,788 $13,788
On Campus Other Expenses $1,200 $1,200

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DePauw Biology BS Student Debt

One way to think about how much a school will cost is to look at how much in student loans that you have to take out to get your degree. Students who received their bachelor’s degree at DePauw in Biology walked away with an average of $27,000 in student debt. That is 16% higher than the national average of $23,366.


How Much Can You Make With a BS in Biology From DePauw?

$39,300 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of biology students who receive their bachelor’s degree from DePauw is $39,300 per year. That is 42% higher than the national average of $27,753.


Does DePauw Offer an Online BS in Biology?

Online degrees for the DePauw biology bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the DePauw Online Learning page.

DePauw Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Biology

18 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
72.2% Women
16.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 18 bachelor’s degrees in biology awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

About 72.2% of the students who received their BS in biology in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 66.0%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minority graduates* made up 16.7% of the biology bachelor’s degrees at DePauw in 2019-2020. This is lower than the nationwide number of 43%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 15
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

BS in Biology Focus Areas at DePauw

General Biology students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Biology Studies 18

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to general biology.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 32
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 6

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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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