Biological & Biomedical Sciences

2021 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Georgia

25 Colleges
3,742 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,420 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in GeorgiaBiological & Biomedical Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in Georgia. With 3,742 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 3rd out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that 3.0% 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 Georgia ranking, we looked at 25 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.

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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.

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2021 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in Georgia

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

Mercer University

Macon, GA

Mercer University landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Mercer is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Macon. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Mercer, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Georgia ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Mercer is 4.3 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $19,614. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Mercer is about $84,144. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#2

University of Georgia

Athens, GA

The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Georgia. UGA is a fairly large public school located in the city of Athens. UGA also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Georgia list, coming in at #1.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UGA is 4.3 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $31,505. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from UGA be around $134,211. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#3

Berry College

Mount Berry, GA

Our rankings recognize Berry College as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Mount Berry, Berry is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. Berry did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Georgia list.

It takes the average student at Berry about 4.1 years to graduate, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $29,730. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Berry is $121,893. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Our rankings recognize Savannah State University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the midsize city of Savannah, Savannah State University is a public college with a small student population.

It takes about 4.7 years for the average student at Savannah State University to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $17,671. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Savannah State University is $83,584. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#5

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Georgia Southern University. GaSou is a fairly large public school located in the distant town of Statesboro.

It takes the average student at GaSou about 4.6 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $25,012. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from GaSou be around $114,805. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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#6

Dalton State College

Dalton, GA

Dalton State College earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. DSC is a small public school located in the small city of Dalton.

At DSC, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 5.0 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $15,040. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from DSC is about $75,350. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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University of North Georgia comes in at #7 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Dahlonega, UNG is a public college with a large student population.

The average student at UNG graduates in less than 4.5 years, and it costs about $23,115 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from UNG is about $104,249. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Augusta University earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Augusta, Augusta University is a public college with a medium-sized student population. Augusta University also took the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Georgia rankings.

At Augusta University, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.9 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $26,225. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Augusta University be around $129,289. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College comes in at #9 in this year's ranking. ABAC Tifton is a small public school located in the town of Tifton.

At ABAC Tifton, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.6 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $15,936. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from ABAC Tifton be around $73,624. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus earned the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings. Georgia Tech is a very large public school located in the city of Atlanta. Georgia Tech also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Georgia rankings.

At Georgia Tech, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.6 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $36,522. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Georgia Tech is $168,001. 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
West Virginia 629
Tennessee 1,764
North Carolina 4,042
South Carolina 2,455
Alabama 1,964
Louisiana 1,577
Kentucky 1,219
Arkansas 906

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 2,846
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 282
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 265
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 88
Zoology 72

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Majors Similar to Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 3,528
Computer & Information Sciences 3,192
Physical Sciences 902
Mathematics & Statistics 599
Communications Technologies & Support 452

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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