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2021 Best Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Colleges for Veterans in the United States

63 Colleges
11,911 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,876 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Schools for Vets

Best Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Colleges for Veterans in the United StatesIn 2018-2019, 11,911 people earned their bachelor's in biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, making the major the #41 most popular in the United States.

This year's Best Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Colleges for Veterans in the United States ranking looked at 63 colleges that offer a bachelor's in biochemistry. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology programs and a strong support system for veterans and active service members.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology program at the school, veteran affordability, and veteran population. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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2021 Best Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Schools for Veterans in the United States

Check out the biochemistry programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for vets.

Top 10 Best Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Schools for Veterans

Our rankings recognize North Carolina State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. NC State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Raleigh. NC State also made our Best Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology in the United States list, coming in at #3.

Of the 35,479 students enrolled at NC State, 1,068 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 719 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $8,891. During this same period, 33 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Northeastern University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Boston, Northeastern is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population. Northeastern not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology in the United States list.

Of the 21,627 students enrolled at Northeastern, 700 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 515 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $14,457. To help with additional expenses, 171 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. Located in the midsize city of Ann Arbor, U of Michigan is a public college with a very large student population. U of Michigan not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #6 on our Best Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology in the United States list.

Our most recent data shows that 509 of the 46,716 students enrolled at U of Michigan were GI Bill® students, of which 321 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $26,841. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize University of Wisconsin - Madison as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Wisconsin is a very large public school located in the large city of Madison. In addition to being on our best for vets list, Wisconsin has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology in the United States ranking.

Our most recent data shows that 554 of the 43,463 students enrolled at Wisconsin were GI Bill® students, of which 346 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $10,489. To help with additional expenses, 21 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Wisconsin does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to The University of Texas at Austin. UT Austin is a very large public school located in the city of Austin. In addition to being on our best for vets list, UT Austin has also earned the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology in the United States ranking.

Of the 51,832 students enrolled at UT Austin, 1,201 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 843 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $11,949. UT Austin does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Boston University

Boston, MA

Boston University landed the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology schools. Boston U is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Boston. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Boston U, the school also landed the #8 rank in our Best Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology in the United States ranking.

Among the 34,657 students enrolled at Boston U, 438 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 321 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $13,944. In addition to receiving other benefits, 48 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Arizona State University - Tempe. ASU - Tempe is a fairly large public school located in the city of Tempe.

Of the 51,585 students enrolled at ASU - Tempe, 7,047 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 6,145 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $10,977. During this same period, 156 students received scholarships through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Our rankings recognize University of Washington - Seattle Campus as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Seattle, UW Seattle is a public college with a very large student population. UW Seattle excels when it comes to major quality. It's ranked in the top 15% of all schools on our Best Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology in the United States list.

Among the 47,400 students enrolled at UW Seattle, 1,278 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 780 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $14,461. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Our rankings recognize Pennsylvania State University - University Park as the #9 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of University Park, Penn State University Park is a public school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education it offers, Penn State University Park also is in the top 20% of our Best Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology in the United States ranking.

According to our most recent data, Penn State University Park supports 46,810 students, and 1,039 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 836 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $15,714. Penn State University Park does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of California - Los Angeles earned the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings. UCLA is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Los Angeles. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UCLA, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology in the United States ranking.

Our most recent data shows that 623 of the 44,537 students enrolled at UCLA were GI Bill® students, of which 444 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $26,825.

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Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional great schools for United States vets studying Biochemistry that almost earned our Best Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology Colleges for Veterans in the United States award.

Rank College Location
11 University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA
12 University of San Diego San Diego, CA

Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology by Region

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 25 schools only.

**GI Bill® student total includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment)

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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