More than 80 percent of graduates attend graduate school in some area of biology or a health-related professional school (medical, dental, veterinary, etc.) within four years of graduation. Many of these former students enter top-ranked graduate or professional programs in their areas. Students in the biology program are encouraged to discuss post-graduate paths with their faculty advisor.
While medical school is a popular option, there are many exciting careers for biology majors that are equally satisfying and valuable to society. A number of societies and individuals have created websites to help students prepare for and find careers in science: