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Bioinformatics at University of California - San Diego

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. In addition, we cover how UCSD ranks in comparison to other schools with bioinformatics programs.

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Bioinformatics Degrees Available at UCSD

UCSD Bioinformatics Rankings

UCSD was ranked #11 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for bioinformatics majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #3 in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Bioinformatics Bachelor’s Degree Schools 1
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (Income $0-$30k) 1
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Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (Income $75-$110k) 1
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (With Aid) 1
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (Income $48-$75k) 1
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (Income $30-$48k) 1
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (Income Over $110k) 4
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Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (With Aid) 6
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (Income $48-$75k) 8
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (Income $30-$48k) 9
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Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (Income Over $110k) 11
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (Income $0-$30k) 11
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics 12
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics (Income $75-$110k) 12
Best Bioinformatics Doctor’s Degree Schools 13
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Bioinformatics Graduates 13
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Bioinformatics 16
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Highest Paid Doctor’s Degree Bioinformatics Graduates 22
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Popularity of Bioinformatics at UCSD

During the 2020-2021 academic year, University of California - San Diego handed out 66 bachelor's degrees in bioinformatics. Due to this, the school was ranked #1 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 14% over the previous year when 77 degrees were handed out.

Bioinformatics Student Diversity at UCSD

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the bioinformatics majors at University of California - San Diego.

UCSD Bioinformatics Bachelor’s Program

Of the 66 bioinformatics students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from UCSD, about 52% were men and 48% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of California - San Diego with a bachelor's in bioinformatics.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 30
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 14
Non-Resident Aliens 18
Other Races 1

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