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2021 Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi

5 Colleges
1,083 Bachelor's Degrees
$17,718 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in MississippiIn 2018-2019, biological and biomedical sciences students earned 1,083 bachelor's degrees from a Mississippi school, making the subject the 4th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.9% of all the biological and biomedical sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi ranking analyzed 5 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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 Mississippi

The following schools top our list of the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in Mississippi

#1

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Our rankings recognize Mississippi State University as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Mississippi State is a fairly large public school located in the town of Mississippi State. In addition to being on our best value list, Mississippi State has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Mississippi State is 4.5 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $28,760. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State is $130,570. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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

It takes about 4.5 years for the average student at Southern Miss to complete their degree, and it costs about $18,769 per year to attend the school. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Southern Miss is about $85,024. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#3

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, MS

Alcorn State University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the rural area of Alcorn State, Alcorn State is a public school with a small student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Alcorn State, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Alcorn State is 4.7 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $13,225. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Alcorn State is $62,025. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Jackson State University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Jackson State is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Jackson. Jackson State also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi rankings.

It takes about 4.6 years for the average student at Jackson State to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $17,869. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Jackson State is about $82,019. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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#5

Rust College

Holly Springs, MS

Our rankings recognize Rust College as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Rust College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Holly Springs. Rust College also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi list, coming in at #5.

At Rust College, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.6 years, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $9,967. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Rust College is about $45,649. 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
Florida 6,957
Virginia 3,561
Georgia 3,742
North Carolina 4,042
West Virginia 629
Tennessee 1,764
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 876
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 135
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 37
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 26
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 9

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Majors Similar to Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 958
Physical Sciences 284
Computer & Information Sciences 275
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 255
Engineering Technologies 220

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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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