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2021 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky

9 Colleges
1,219 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,862 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in KentuckyIn 2018-2019, biological and biomedical sciences students earned 1,219 bachelor's degrees from a Kentucky school, making the subject the 7th in the state. This means that of the 126,493 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 1.0% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky ranking looked at 9 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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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 Kentucky

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 Kentucky

#1

Berea College

Berea, KY

Berea College earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Berea is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Berea. In addition to being on our best value list, Berea has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky ranking.

It takes the average student at Berea about 4.3 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $21,680. 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 Berea is $92,574. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Morehead State University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Morehead State University is a medium-sized public school located in the remote town of Morehead. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Morehead State University, the school also landed the #7 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky ranking.

The average student at Morehead State University graduates in less than 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $19,775. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Morehead State University is $88,394. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Murray State University. Murray State is a medium-sized public school located in the town of Murray. Murray State not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky list.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at Murray State to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $27,627. 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 Murray State is $125,150. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#4

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

University of Louisville landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. Located in the city of Louisville, U of L is a public school with a very large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, U of L has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at U of L is 4.5 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $31,727. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from U of L is $143,406. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY

University of Pikeville comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. UPIKE is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Pikeville. UPIKE also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky list, coming in at #8.

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at UPIKE to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $21,085. 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 UPIKE is $95,726. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

Our rankings recognize University of Kentucky as the #6 school in this year's rankings. UK is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Lexington. UK also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky list, coming in at #1.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at UK is 4.4 years, and it costs about $35,436 per year to attend the school. This means that the average student pays around $155,210 to get a bachelor’s degree from UK. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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#7

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

Northern Kentucky University earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. NKU is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Highland Heights. NKU also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky list, coming in at #5.

It takes the average student at NKU about 4.6 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $23,733. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the NKU is $110,121. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Eastern Kentucky University comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Richmond, Eastern is a public school with a large student population. Eastern did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #9 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky list.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Eastern is 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $24,304. 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 Eastern is $109,125. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

Western Kentucky University earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. WKU is a large public school located in the city of Bowling Green. In addition to being on our best value list, WKU has also earned the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kentucky ranking.

At WKU, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.5 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $27,395. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from WKU is $123,278. 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 Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges 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
West Virginia 629
Tennessee 1,764
North Carolina 4,042
South Carolina 2,455
Alabama 1,964
Louisiana 1,577
Arkansas 906

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 1,059
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 74
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 45
Biotechnology 34
Zoology 5

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 1,081
Computer & Information Sciences 654
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 598
Engineering Technologies 531
Physical Sciences 420

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 9 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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