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2021 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Louisiana

8 Colleges
1,577 Bachelor's Degrees
$24,874 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in LouisianaIn 2018-2019, biological and biomedical sciences students earned 1,577 bachelor's degrees from a Louisiana school, making the subject the 4th 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 Louisiana ranking, we looked at 8 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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2021 Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in Louisiana

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 Louisiana

Xavier University of Louisiana landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value biological and biomedical sciences schools. XULA is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New Orleans. XULA did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Louisiana list.

The average student at XULA graduates in less than 4.3 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $23,083. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from XULA is $99,949. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Louisiana State University is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Baton Rouge. Louisiana State University also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Louisiana list, coming in at #1.

The average student at Louisiana State University graduates in less than 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $33,803. 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 Louisiana State University is $150,761. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

University of New Orleans earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. UNO is a moderately-sized public school located in the large city of New Orleans. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UNO, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

At UNO, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.6 years, and on average, the annual cost to attend the school is $19,857. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UNO is $92,136. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Our rankings recognize Northwestern State University of Louisiana as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Located in the town of Natchitoches, NSU is a public school with a large student population. In addition to being on our best value list, NSU has also earned the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

It takes the average student at NSU about 4.4 years to graduate, and it costs about $23,742 per year to attend the school. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the NSU is $104,940. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Southern University and A & M College earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Southern University and A & M College is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Baton Rouge. Southern University and A & M College did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #7 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Louisiana list.

It takes the average student at Southern University and A & M College about 5.0 years to graduate, and it costs about $22,245 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Southern University and A & M College be around $111,225. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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Our rankings recognize Southeastern Louisiana University as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of Hammond, Southeastern is a public college with a fairly large student population. Southeastern not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #5 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Louisiana list.

At Southeastern, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and it costs about $23,921 per year to attend the school. 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 Southeastern is $112,429. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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#7

Grambling State University

Grambling, LA

Grambling State University earned the #7 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the town of Grambling, GSU is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. GSU not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #8 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Louisiana list.

It takes about 4.7 years for the average student at GSU to complete their degree, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $24,817. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from GSU is about $116,392. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette earned the #8 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the midsize city of Lafayette, UL Lafayette is a public school with a fairly large student population. UL Lafayette also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Louisiana list, coming in at #3.

It takes the average student at UL Lafayette about 4.8 years to graduate, and it costs about $27,522 per year to attend the school. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from UL Lafayette is $130,730. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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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
West Virginia 629
Tennessee 1,764
North Carolina 4,042
South Carolina 2,455
Alabama 1,964
Kentucky 1,219
Arkansas 906

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 1,299
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 136
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 62
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 38
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 22

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 1,842
Computer & Information Sciences 595
Engineering Technologies 376
Physical Sciences 361
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 217

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 8 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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