Biological & Biomedical Sciences at University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Biological & Biomedical Sciences at University of Nebraska - Lincoln

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. We've also included details on how UNL ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in biological and biomedical sciences.

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Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Available at UNL

UNL Biological & Biomedical Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at UNL was ranked #168 on College Factual's Best Schools for biological and biomedical sciences list. It is also ranked #2 in Nebraska.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 10
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 11
Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools 22
Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Doctor’s Degree Schools 69
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 132
Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 151
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 176
Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools 181
Most Focused Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 199
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 268
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 340
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences 745

Popularity of Biological & Biomedical Sciences at UNL

During the 2019-2020 academic year, University of Nebraska - Lincoln handed out 238 bachelor's degrees in biological and biomedical sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #151 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 4% over the previous year when 249 degrees were handed out.

In 2020, 20 students received their master’s degree in biological and biomedical sciences from UNL. This makes it the #201 most popular school for biological and biomedical sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 25 students received their doctoral degrees in biological and biomedical sciences in 2020, making the school the #101 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

UNL Biological & Biomedical Sciences Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the biological and biomedical sciences majors at University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

UNL Biological & Biomedical Sciences Bachelor’s Program

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 238 biological and biomedical sciences majors earned their bachelor's degree from UNL. Of these graduates, 42% were men and 58% were women.

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The majority of the students with this major are white. About 69% of 2020 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Nebraska - Lincoln with a bachelor's in biological and biomedical sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 25
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 165
Non-Resident Aliens 18
Other Races 15

UNL Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 46% of biological and biomedical sciences master's degrees went to men and 54% went to women.

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The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at UNL are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 75% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from University of Nebraska - Lincoln with a master's in biological and biomedical sciences.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 18
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 1

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors

Biological and Biomedical Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 120
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 84
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 39
Zoology 28
Botany/Plant Biology 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 683
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 531
Computer & Information Sciences 148
Mathematics & Statistics 121
Natural Resources & Conservation 114

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