District Of Columbia contains three schools that offer biotechnology programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking biotechnology school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 biotechnology schools in District Of Columbia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr), with Georgetown University as the lowest recorded at only $26,631/yr.
Biotechnology students from District Of Columbia schools who go on to become biotechnologists, bioengineers, biomedical engineers, biophysicists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the District Of Columbia alone, there are 80 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average yearly salary of $100,270. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $62,510/yr and there are 740 employed.
Also, within the biotechnology schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from biotechnology, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.