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

19 Colleges
4,257 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,825 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in OhioBiological & Biomedical Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in Ohio. With 4,257 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 6th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 3.4% of all the biological and biomedical sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

For this year's Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Ohio ranking, we looked at 19 colleges that offer a bachelor's in biological and biomedical sciences. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent biological and biomedical sciences programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

Some of the factors we look at when determining these rankings are overall quality of the biological and biomedical sciences program at the school, affordability, and non-traditional population. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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

Check out the biological and biomedical sciences programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Top 10 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Ohio University - Athens Campus tops the 2021 list of our schools in Ohio that are best for non-traditional biological and biomedical sciences students. OHIO Athens is a fairly large public school located in the town of Athens. OHIO Athens not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #2 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Ohio list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 7.5%. 7,975 of OHIO Athens students are exclusively distance learners. 8,296 of OHIO Athens students are attending part time. OHIO Athens does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ohio State University - Main Campus. Ohio State is a very large public school located in the large city of Columbus. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Ohio State, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Ohio ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 4.5%. Approximately 18,037 students take at least one class online at Ohio State. About 8,041 of the students at Ohio State are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Cincinnati - Main Campus comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the large city of Cincinnati, UC is a public school with a fairly large student population. UC not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Ohio list.

About 6.9% of UC students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 10,520 students at UC that take at least one class online. 9,231 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Miami University - Oxford comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Miami University - Oxford is a large public school located in the town of Oxford. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Miami University - Oxford, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Ohio ranking.

About 7.4% of Miami University - Oxford students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 3,132 students at Miami University - Oxford that take at least one class online. There are roughly 2,222 part time students in attendance at Miami University - Oxford. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Dayton

Dayton, OH

University of Dayton comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. UDayton is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the midsize city of Dayton. UDayton did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Ohio list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.1%. There are approximately 817 students at UDayton that take at least one class online. 1,204 of UDayton students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize Baldwin Wallace University as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Berea, Baldwin Wallace College is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Baldwin Wallace College also took the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Ohio rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.0%. There are approximately 247 students at Baldwin Wallace College that take at least one class online. 446 of Baldwin Wallace College students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

University of Toledo landed the #7 spot in our 2021 best biological and biomedical sciences schools for non-traditional students. University of Toledo is a large public school located in the city of Toledo.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.3%. Approximately 6,238 students take at least one class online at University of Toledo. 4,378 of University of Toledo students are attending part time. University of Toledo does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Kent State University at Kent. Located in the suburb of Kent, Kent State is a public school with a very large student population.

Approximately 11,117 students take at least one class online at Kent State. About 6,422 of the students at Kent State are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Bowling Green State University - Main Campus comes in at #9 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Bowling Green, BGSU is a public school with a fairly large student population.

The student loan default rate at BGSU is lower than is typical, just 8.6% of students default in three years. There are approximately 4,273 students at BGSU that take at least one class online. There are roughly 3,217 part time students in attendance at BGSU. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize Wright State University - Main Campus as the #10 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of Dayton, Wright State University - Main Campus is a public college with a large student population.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.6%. Approximately 4,283 students take at least one class online at Wright State University - Main Campus. 4,638 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 4,050
Illinois 3,899
Indiana 2,329
Wisconsin 3,014

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 3,119
Zoology 451
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 448
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 385
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 385

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 8,738
Computer & Information Sciences 3,822
Engineering Technologies 2,830
Physical Sciences 1,768
Mathematics & Statistics 1,464

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 19 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.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Kelly White.

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