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2021 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Connecticut

10 Colleges
1,537 Bachelor's Degrees
$37,341 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in ConnecticutBiological & Biomedical Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in Connecticut. With 1,537 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 5th out of all the majors we track 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 Connecticut ranking, we looked at 10 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 Connecticut

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

Top 10 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools

University of Connecticut comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UCONN is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Storrs. UCONN also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Connecticut rankings.

The average student at UCONN graduates in less than 4.2 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $39,140. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UCONN is about $162,822. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#2

Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

Fairfield University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Fairfield U is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Fairfield. Fairfield U also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Connecticut list, coming in at #2.

It takes about 4.0 years for the average student at Fairfield U to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $44,639. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield U be around $179,895. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

Our rankings recognize Quinnipiac University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Hamden, Quinnipiac is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population. Quinnipiac not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Connecticut list.

The average student at Quinnipiac graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $44,332. This means that the average student pays around $180,431 to get a bachelor’s degree from Quinnipiac. 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 Central Connecticut State University. Located in the large suburb of New Britain, CCSU is a public college with a large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, CCSU has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Connecticut ranking.

The average student at CCSU graduates in less than 4.6 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,332. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from CCSU be around $134,927. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Eastern Connecticut State University. Located in the town of Willimantic, ECSU is a public college with a small student population. ECSU also took the #7 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Connecticut rankings.

At ECSU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.2 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $31,043. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from ECSU is $130,381. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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University of New Haven

West Haven, CT

University of New Haven earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. U of New Haven is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of West Haven. As a testament to the quality of education offered at U of New Haven, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Connecticut ranking.

At U of New Haven, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.2 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $40,060. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from U of New Haven be around $167,451. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Southern Connecticut State University earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of New Haven, SCSU is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. SCSU did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #8 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Connecticut list.

It takes the average student at SCSU about 4.6 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $29,075. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from SCSU be around $134,617. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT

Sacred Heart University landed the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Sacred Heart is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Fairfield. Sacred Heart not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #6 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Connecticut list.

It takes about 4.1 years for the average student at Sacred Heart to complete their degree, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $46,140. 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 Sacred Heart is $190,097. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

The #9 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Hartford. Uhart is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the city of West Hartford. In addition to being on our best value list, Uhart has also earned the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Connecticut ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Uhart is 4.2 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $36,933. This means that the average student pays around $155,857 to get a bachelor’s degree from Uhart. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Western Connecticut State University landed the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Located in the small city of Danbury, WestConn is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

It takes the average student at WestConn about 4.6 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $32,712. 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 WestConn is $150,148. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges in the New England Region

Explore all the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in the New England Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 503
Maine 588
Rhode Island 693
Massachusetts 4,566
New Hampshire 567

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 809
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 243
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 145
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 119
Zoology 109

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 1,451
Computer & Information Sciences 568
Mathematics & Statistics 549
Physical Sciences 402
Natural Resources & Conservation 195

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 10 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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