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2021 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah

5 Colleges
1,556 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,872 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in UtahBiological & Biomedical Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in Utah. With 1,556 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 6th 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 Utah ranking, we looked at 5 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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Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.

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2021 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in Utah

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 Utah

Brigham Young University - Provo landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Located in the midsize city of Provo, BYU is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, BYU has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah ranking.

It takes the average student at BYU about 5.2 years to graduate, and it costs about $12,239 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from BYU is about $64,132. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Utah State University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Located in the city of Logan, USU is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at USU, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at USU is 4.8 years, and it costs about $23,962 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from USU is about $115,976. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Our rankings recognize University of Utah as the #3 school in this year's rankings. U of U is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Salt Lake City. U of U also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah list, coming in at #2.

At U of U, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $31,168. This means that the average student pays around $146,801 to get a bachelor’s degree from U of U. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

Southern Utah University comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Southern Utah University is a fairly large public school located in the remote town of Cedar City. Southern Utah University did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah list.

At Southern Utah University, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.6 years, and it costs about $23,783 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Southern Utah University is $110,115. 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 Weber State University. WSU is a very large public school located in the small city of Ogden. WSU also took the #5 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah rankings.

It takes the average student at WSU about 4.9 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $23,208. 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 WSU is $113,951. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 2,873
Idaho 759
Montana 511
Wyoming 188

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 535
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 310
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 167
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 138
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 126

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 3,453
Engineering 1,402
Physical Sciences 426
Mathematics & Statistics 404
Engineering Technologies 248

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 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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