Delaware contains three schools that offer biotechnology programs. Delaware State University, the highest-ranking biotechnology school in DE, has a total student population of 3,609 and is the 639th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 biotechnology schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delaware State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,378/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Biotechnology students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 170 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average yearly salary of $94,030. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $59,090/yr and there are 410 employed.
Also, within the biotechnology schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from biotechnology, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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