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2021 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Maine

3 Colleges
588 Bachelor's Degrees
$34,031 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in MaineOut of the majors we analyze each year, biological and biomedical sciences was ranked 4th in Maine. In fact, 588 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that 0.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Maine ranking, we looked at 3 colleges that offer a bachelor's 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.

One Size Does Not Fit All

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools list to help you make the college decision.

In addition to our rankings, you can take two colleges and compare them based on the criteria that matters most to you in our unique tool, College Combat. Test it out when you get a chance! You may also want to bookmark the link and share it with others who are trying to make the college decision.

2021 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in Maine

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

Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in Maine

#1

Unity College

Unity, ME

Unity College comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Unity is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Unity. In addition to being on our best value list, Unity has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Maine ranking.

At Unity, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.1 years, and it costs about $29,495 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Unity be around $122,109. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#2

University of New England

Biddeford, ME

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of New England. UNE is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the midsize suburb of Biddeford. UNE also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Maine list, coming in at #2.

The average student at UNE graduates in less than 4.1 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $39,622. 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 UNE is $161,658. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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University of Maine

Orono, ME

Our rankings recognize University of Maine as the #3 school in this year's rankings. UMaine is a fairly large public school located in the small suburb of Orono. In addition to being on our best value list, UMaine has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Maine ranking.

The average student at UMaine graduates in less than 4.4 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $32,976. This means that the average student pays around $144,765 to get a bachelor’s degree from UMaine. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges in the New England Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 503
Rhode Island 693
Massachusetts 4,566
New Hampshire 567
Connecticut 1,537

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 309
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 72
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 69
Zoology 59
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 48

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Majors Similar to Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources & Conservation 391
Engineering 373
Computer & Information Sciences 193
Mathematics & Statistics 147
Engineering Technologies 142

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 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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