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2021 Best Colleges for Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences

Approximately 5,645 cell biology and anatomical sciences degrees were granted to students last year in the United States. With so many choices it can be a daunting task finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences ranking analyzed 23 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in cell biology and anatomical sciences. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 15% of schools for Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences students.

Choosing a Great Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences School

Best Colleges for Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences Your choice of cell biology and anatomical sciences school matters. Important measures of a quality cell biology program can vary widely even among the top schools. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:

A Great Overall School

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Over 80% of the schools in this list are in the top 4% of our overall quality ranking while the lowest ranked school on the list is still in the top 4%.

Overall Best Colleges Rank  ( 54 to 1 )
Lowest Ranked Overall
Top Ranked Overall

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences graduates from schools on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. While the average cell biology and anatomical sciences bachelors degree from U.S. schools results in an average starting salary of $30,996, graduates of colleges on this list average $37,867.

Starting Salary  ( 25684 to 44115 )
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$48,200

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other cell biology and anatomical sciences students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized cell biology and anatomical sciences related accrediting body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences students.

Best Schools to Study Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences in the United States

Learn about the top ranked colleges and universities for cell biology and anatomical sciences majors.

Top 10 Best Cell Biology Colleges

#1

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

Harvard University is a good decision for students pursuing a Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences major. Located in the midsize city Cambridge, Harvard is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of 3 out of 1,715 schools nationwide means Harvard is a great school overall.

There are roughly 123 cell biology and anatomical sciences undergrads enrolled in this program at Harvard. Students from the cell biology and anatomical sciences major at Harvard University make $17,574 more than the average college graduate with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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University of California - Berkeley is one of the best schools in the United States for cell biology and anatomical sciences. Located in the city Berkeley, UC Berkeley is a public school with a very large student population. This school ranks 69th out of 1,715 schools for overall quality in the state of California.

For those interested in something more advanced, UC Berkeley also offers 2 different higher degree levels in cell biology and anatomical sciences, the most popular of which is a Doctor's Degree (Research / Scholarship). Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences students from University of California - Berkeley earn a boost of about $4,274 over the typical earnings of cell biology and anatomical sciences majors.

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Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University is a great decision for individuals pursuing a Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences degree. Located in the city Baltimore, Johns Hopkins is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population. This school ranks 20th out of 1,715 schools for overall quality in the state of Maryland.

There are approximately 153 cell biology and anatomical sciences undergraduates studying this degree at Johns Hopkins. Students who graduate from this degree state that they receive average early career earnings of $30,500.

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Duke University

Durham, NC

Duke University is among your top options if you're planning on studying cell biology and anatomical sciences. Located in the city Durham, Duke is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population. A Best Colleges rank of 2 out of 1,715 schools nationwide means Duke is a great school overall.

There are approximately 67 cell biology and anatomical sciences undergraduates studying this program at Duke. Duke University cell biology and anatomical sciences majors make $5,274 more than the average cell biology graduate.

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UCONN is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Storrs. This college ranks 104th out of 1,715 schools for overall quality in the state of Connecticut.

For those interested in something more advanced, UCONN also offers 2 different higher degree levels in cell biology and anatomical sciences, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree. Graduates of the cell biology program earn around $31,500 in the first couple years of their career.

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UW Seattle is a fairly large public school located in the city of Seattle. This college ranks 97th out of 1,715 colleges for overall quality in the state of Washington.

For those interested in something more advanced, UW Seattle also offers 2 different higher degree levels in cell biology and anatomical sciences, the most popular of which is a Doctor's Degree (Research / Scholarship). Soon after getting their bachelor's degree, cell biology students generally make around $31,700 in the first five years of their career.

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Located in the city Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz is a public school with a fairly large student population. This school ranks 292nd out of 1,715 schools for overall quality in the state of California.

For those interested in something more advanced, UC Santa Cruz also offers 2 different higher degree levels in cell biology and anatomical sciences, the most popular of which is a Doctor's Degree (Research / Scholarship). Students who complete this degree state that they receive average early career income of $30,900.

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Located in the midsize city Ann Arbor, U of Michigan is a public college with a fairly large student population. This college ranks 38th out of 1,715 schools for overall quality in the state of Michigan.

For those interested in pursuing a higher degree, U of Michigan also offers a Doctor's Degree (Research / Scholarship) in cell biology and anatomical sciences. Students who graduate from this program state that they receive average early career wages of $29,900.

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CU - Boulder is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Boulder. This school ranks 227th out of 1,715 schools for overall quality in the state of Colorado.

There are approximately 155 cell biology and anatomical sciences undergrads enrolled in this program at CU - Boulder. Graduates of the cell biology program report average early career earnings of $29,700.

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Located in the city Los Angeles, UCLA is a public school with a very large student population. This college ranks 65th out of 1,715 colleges for overall quality in the state of California.

In addition to its bachelor's programs, UCLA offers a Doctor's Degree (Research / Scholarship) in cell biology and anatomical sciences. Graduates of the cell biology program state that they receive average early career earnings of $29,300.

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Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences by Region

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Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences is one of 14 different types of Biological & Biomedical Sciences programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 98,638
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 14,004
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 9,504
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 7,844
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 6,987

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Kelvin Song. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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