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Biology: Career Potential

Among 2016-2017 Hofstra graduates who majored in biology, 100% of survey respondents reported that within one year of graduation that they were employed and/or attending or planning to attend graduate school. Among those Hofstra graduates who majored in biology and who reported salary, the median annual self-reported salary was $35,000.

Examples of where recent alumni are working include:

  • Atlas Environmental Lab
  • Central Veterinary Associates
  • CityMD Urgent Care
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories
  • Columbia University Medical Center
  • Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
  • Genesis HealthCare
  • Half Hollow Hills School District
  • Harvard University
  • Health Leads
  • Illumina
  • Leica Biosystems
  • Long Island Gastroenterology Specialists
  • Long Island Vision Development
  • Manhattan Medical
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Method Test Prep
  • MetLife Insurance Company
  • Mid-Island Animal Hospital
  • Montefiore Hospital
  • Mount Sinai Health System
  • My Pets Vet
  • Northport Pediatric
  • NYC Department of Education
  • Rabbat Medical Practice
  • Rotoworld
  • Sadick Research Group
  • Scribe America, Inc.
  • South Nassau Communities Hospital
  • Stony Brook University
  • University of Pennsylvania - Vet School
  • Wadsworth Center (NYS Department of Health) 

Examples of where recent alumni are attending graduate school include:

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • American University
  • American University of the Caribbean
  • Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
  • CUNY Medgar Evers College
  • CUNY Queens College
  • George Washington University
  • Harvard University
  • Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Long Island University
  • Mercy College
  • Molloy College
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • New York University
  • Nyack College
  • NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Roger Williams University
  • St. George's University
  • St. Joseph's College
  • SUNY College of Optometry
  • SUNY Delhi
  • SUNY Downstate
  • SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
  • SUNY Farmingdale
  • SUNY Stony Brook University
  • SUNY University at Buffalo
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of Colorado, Denver
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Georgia
  • University of New England
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Southern California
  • Yale University

Of the 1,453 undergraduate students who graduated between August 2016 and May 2017, data was collected via surveys and other reliable sources resulting in knowledge about the outcomes for 61% of the 16-17 undergraduate alumni. Salary data is self-reported voluntarily by students and based upon a 32% response rate for undergraduate students. Salary figures only include annual base salary. They do not include bonus, commission or any other guaranteed compensation.

See alumni outcome reports in their entirety.