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2021 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Nevada

2 Colleges
685 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,154 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in NevadaOut of the majors we analyze each year, biological and biomedical sciences was ranked 4th in Nevada. In fact, 685 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that 0.5% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

For this year's Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Nevada ranking, we looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in biological and biomedical sciences. This ranking identifies schools with high-quality biological and biomedical sciences programs as well as strong support for students classified as non-traditional.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the biological and biomedical sciences program at the school. Check out our ranking methodology for more information.

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2021 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Nevada

The following schools top our list of the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students.

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

University of Nevada - Reno has taken the #1 spot in this year's biological and biomedical sciences ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Reno, UNR is a public school with a very large student population. UNR not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Nevada list.

About 5.0% of UNR students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 3,706 students at UNR that take at least one class online. 4,695 of UNR students are attending part time. UNR does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize University of Nevada - Las Vegas as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UNLV is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Las Vegas. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UNLV has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Nevada ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 6.5%. There are approximately 11,188 students at UNLV that take at least one class online. 8,916 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 14,696
Washington 2,671
Hawaii 471
Oregon 1,495
Alaska 115

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 552
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 76
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 75
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 57
Biotechnology 23

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Majors Similar to Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Science Technologies / Technicians 976
Engineering 787
Computer & Information Sciences 427
Physical Sciences 300
Engineering Technologies 139

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*Avg Cost is for the top 2 schools only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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