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2021 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon

9 Colleges
1,505 Bachelor's Degrees
$36,512 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in OregonIn 2018-2019, biological and biomedical sciences students earned 1,505 bachelor's degrees from an Oregon school, making the subject the 5th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.2% of all the biological and biomedical sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon ranking, we looked at 9 colleges that offer a bachelor's in biological and biomedical sciences. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those biological and biomedical sciences schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in Oregon

Check out the biological and biomedical sciences programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in Oregon

#1

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Oregon State is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Corvallis. Oregon State also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon rankings.

At Oregon State, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $35,361. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State is $160,539. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#2

University of Portland

Portland, OR

Our rankings recognize University of Portland as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Portland, University of Portland is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at University of Portland, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon ranking.

At University of Portland, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.1 years, and it costs about $39,928 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from University of Portland be around $163,306. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

University of Oregon landed the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Located in the medium-sized city of Eugene, UO is a public college with a fairly large student population. UO did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon list.

It takes the average student at UO about 4.3 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $40,486. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from UO is $174,495. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#4

Pacific University

Forest Grove, OR

Our rankings recognize Pacific University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large suburb of Forest Grove, Pacific is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Pacific, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon ranking.

It takes about 4.1 years for the average student at Pacific to complete their degree, and it costs about $36,661 per year to attend the school. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Pacific is $151,777. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Willamette University earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Willamette is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Salem. Willamette also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon list, coming in at #4.

The average student at Willamette graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $39,914. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Willamette is $164,446. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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George Fox University

Newberg, OR

George Fox University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. GFU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Newberg. GFU did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #7 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at GFU is 4.2 years, and it costs about $34,814 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from GFU is about $145,871. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Portland State University landed the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Located in the large city of Portland, Portland State University is a public college with a fairly large student population. Portland State University also took the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon rankings.

The average student at Portland State University graduates in less than 4.7 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $29,948. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Portland State University is $141,654. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#8

Lewis & Clark College

Portland, OR

Our rankings recognize Lewis & Clark College as the #8 school in this year's rankings. Lewis and Clark College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Portland. In addition to being on our best value list, Lewis and Clark College has also earned the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon ranking.

It takes the average student at Lewis and Clark College about 4.1 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $40,740. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from Lewis and Clark College is $167,441. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Western Oregon University landed the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Western Oregon State College is a small public school located in the fringe town of Monmouth. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Western Oregon State College, the school also landed the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Oregon ranking.

It takes the average student at Western Oregon State College about 4.6 years to graduate, and it costs about $30,757 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Western Oregon State College is $142,405. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 14,696
Washington 2,671
Hawaii 471
Alaska 115
Nevada 685

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 833
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 241
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 152
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 120
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 62

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 1,583
Computer & Information Sciences 1,124
Natural Resources & Conservation 623
Physical Sciences 465
Mathematics & Statistics 378

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 9 schools only.

  • 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 Kelly White.

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