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2021 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arkansas

7 Colleges
906 Bachelor's Degrees
$21,642 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in ArkansasBiological & Biomedical Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in Arkansas. With 906 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 4th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that of the 126,493 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.7% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arkansas ranking looked at 7 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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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 Arkansas

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 Arkansas

Arkansas State University - Main Campus landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Arkansas State University - Main Campus is a large public school located in the city of Jonesboro. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Arkansas State University - Main Campus, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arkansas ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Arkansas State University - Main Campus is 4.4 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $20,330. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University - Main Campus is about $89,655. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of Central Arkansas earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Conway, University of Central Arkansas is a public college with a large student population. University of Central Arkansas not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arkansas list.

The average student at University of Central Arkansas graduates in less than 4.6 years, and it costs about $20,800 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Arkansas is $94,848. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

Our rankings recognize Arkansas Tech University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Russellville, ATU is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at ATU, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arkansas ranking.

The average student at ATU graduates in less than 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $16,676. This means that the average student pays around $74,542 to get a bachelor’s degree from ATU. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Arkansas. Located in the city of Fayetteville, UARK is a public college with a very large student population. UARK did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arkansas list.

It takes about 4.3 years for the average student at UARK to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $32,192. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UARK is $139,069. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Located in the city of Pine Bluff, UAPB is a public school with a small student population. UAPB did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arkansas list.

At UAPB, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.8 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $16,262. 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 UAPB is $77,732. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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University of Arkansas - Fort Smith comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Fort Smith, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is a public school with a medium-sized student population. University of Arkansas - Fort Smith also took the #7 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arkansas rankings.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is 4.6 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $20,157. 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 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is $91,714. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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University of Arkansas at Little Rock comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. UA Little Rock is a moderately-sized public school located in the city of Little Rock. UA Little Rock also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arkansas rankings.

At UA Little Rock, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.6 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $25,074. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from UA Little Rock be around $114,337. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 1,083
Florida 6,957
Virginia 3,561
Georgia 3,742
North Carolina 4,042
Alabama 1,964
Tennessee 1,764
West Virginia 629
South Carolina 2,455
Louisiana 1,577
Kentucky 1,219

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 830
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 50
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 16
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 10

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 816
Computer & Information Sciences 480
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 474
Physical Sciences 365
Mathematics & Statistics 153

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 7 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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