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2021 Best Colleges for General Biology in Utah

General Biology is a popular major and Utah is the 36th most popular state for students studying this major. 587 of the 97,754 General Biology degrees awarded last year were given by colleges in Utah. With so many choices it can be a daunting task finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for General Biology in Utah ranking analyzed 4 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in general biology. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 schools for General Biology students in Utah.

Choosing a Great General Biology School

Best Colleges for General Biology in Utah Your choice of general biology school matters. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. 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.

Above Average Earnings After Graduation

A general biology degree from schools on this list typically translates into higher than average earnings after graduation. A general biology bachelors degree from a college in Utah helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 earn $31,450 a couple years later.

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 General Biology students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other general biology students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized general biology related accrediting body.

Our complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for General Biology students in Utah.

Best Schools to Study General Biology in Utah

The following list ranks the best colleges and universities in the U.S. for a General Biology degree.

Best Biology Colleges in Utah

#1

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

University of Utah is among your top options if you're planning on studying general biology. Located in the city Salt Lake City, U of U is a public school with a very large student population.

Students who graduate from this program state that they receive average early career income of $30,500.

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Utah State University is one of the best schools in the country for general biology. Located in the city Logan, USU is a public college with a very large student population.

Utah State University general biology students earn $2,950 more than the standard biology student.

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Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

Southern Utah University is among your top options if you want to study general biology. Southern Utah University is a fairly large public school located in the town of Cedar City.

After getting their bachelor's degree, biology students typically earn about $27,500 in their early careers.

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Utah Valley University is among your top options if you want to study general biology. Located in the city Orem, UVU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Students who graduate from the biology program earn about $33,400 in their early career salary.

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Best General Biology Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best General Biology Schools in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 263 1,387
Idaho 209 521
Montana 180 263
Wyoming 160 66

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 329
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 182
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 158
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 152
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 113

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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 Janderk. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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