Biological & Biomedical Sciences

2021 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey

21 Colleges
3,021 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,877 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New JerseyBiological & Biomedical Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in New Jersey. With 3,021 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 4th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that 2.4% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey ranking analyzed 21 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in biological and biomedical sciences. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. We are more focused on biological and biomedical sciences schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

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The biological and biomedical sciences school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools.

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2021 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in New Jersey

The following schools top our list of the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for the Money.

Top 10 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools

#1

Drew University

Madison, NJ

Drew University earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Madison, Drew is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Drew has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey ranking.

The average student at Drew graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $23,288. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Drew is $95,481. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Rutgers University - New Brunswick. Located in the city of New Brunswick, Rutgers New Brunswick is a public school with a very large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Rutgers New Brunswick has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey ranking.

At Rutgers New Brunswick, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.3 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $33,258. 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 Rutgers New Brunswick is $142,344. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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#3

Stockton University

Galloway, NJ

Stockton University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize suburb of Galloway, Stockton State is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at Stockton State to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $27,302. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Stockton State be around $116,580. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ramapo College of New Jersey. Located in the suburb of Mahwah, Ramapo College is a public college with a medium-sized student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Ramapo College has also earned the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey ranking.

It takes the average student at Ramapo College about 4.2 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $28,835. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Ramapo College is $121,972. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#5

Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Rowan University. Located in the large suburb of Glassboro, Rowan is a public school with a large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Rowan has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey ranking.

At Rowan, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.4 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $34,946. 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 Rowan is $153,063. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#6

Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ

The #6 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Seton Hall University. Located in the suburb of South Orange, Seton Hall is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Seton Hall also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey list, coming in at #2.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Seton Hall is 4.2 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $38,817. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall is about $161,867. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Rutgers University - Newark. Located in the city of Newark, Rutgers Newark is a public college with a large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Rutgers Newark, the school also landed the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey ranking.

The average student at Rutgers Newark graduates in less than 4.6 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $33,097. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers Newark is about $150,922. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#8

Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ

Montclair State University landed the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Montclair State is a very large public school located in the suburb of Montclair.

The average student at Montclair State graduates in less than 4.4 years, and it costs about $28,695 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Montclair State is $125,971. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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The College of New Jersey landed the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. TCNJ is a medium-sized public school located in the suburb of Ewing. TCNJ also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey list, coming in at #7.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at TCNJ is 4.1 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $34,957. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from TCNJ is $144,372. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology earned the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Newark, NJIT is a public college with a fairly large student population. NJIT not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey list.

At NJIT, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and it costs about $36,461 per year to attend the school. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from NJIT is $170,637. 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 Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 5,947
New York 8,509
Maryland 2,302
Delaware 328
District of Columbia 471

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 2,241
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 322
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 136
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 133
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 58

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Majors Similar to Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 2,697
Computer & Information Sciences 2,470
Mathematics & Statistics 701
Physical Sciences 575
Engineering Technologies 285

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 21 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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