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Indian River State College 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 Indian River State College. 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 Indian River State College BS in Biology

#640 in the U.S
#14 in Florida

In order to help students and their parents find the best school for them, we have created several different types of college rankings, which are updated yearly. The bachelor's program at Indian River State College was ranked #640 on College Factual's Best Schools for biology list. It is also ranked #14 in Florida.

Here are some of the other rankings for Indian River State College.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Biology 548
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Biology 626
Best General Biology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 626
Most Popular Colleges for General Biology 628
Best General Biology Schools 640
Best Value Colleges for General Biology 640
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for General Biology 1,267
Most Focused Colleges for General Biology 1,436

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Biology from Indian River State College Cost?

$2,764 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$8,000 Average Student Debt

Indian River State College Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at Indian River State College was $390 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $104 per credit hour. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,496 $9,360
Fees $268 $841
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000

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Indian River State College Biology BS Student Debt

You may also want to consider how much in student loans you’ll need when thinking about the overall cost to attend a school. Students who received their bachelor’s degree at Indian River State College in Biology walked away with an average of $8,000 in student debt. That is 66% lower than the national average of $23,366.


How Much Can You Make With a BS in Biology From Indian River State College?

$39,300 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

biology who receive their bachelor’s degree from Indian River State College make an average of $39,300 a year during the early days of their career. That is 42% higher than the national average of $27,753.


Does Indian River State College Offer an Online BS in Biology?

Indian River State College does not offer an online option for its biology bachelor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Indian River State College Online Learning page.

Indian River State College Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Biology

38 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
52.6% Women
52.6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 38 bachelor’s degrees in biology awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Women made up around 52.6% of the biology students who took home a bachelor’s degree in 2019-2020. This is less than the nationwide number of 66.0%.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in biology at Indian River State College in 2019-2020, 52.6% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 43%.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 14
Native American or Alaska Native 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 16
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

BS in Biology Focus Areas at Indian River State College

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

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Biology Studies 38


*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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