Biological & Biomedical Sciences

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

16 Colleges
3,014 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,904 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in WisconsinIn 2018-2019, biological and biomedical sciences students earned 3,014 bachelor's degrees from a Wisconsin school, making the subject the 3rd in the state. This means that of the 126,493 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 2.4% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Wisconsin ranking, we looked at 16 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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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 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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

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

University of Wisconsin - Madison tops the 2021 list of our schools in Wisconsin that are best for non-traditional biological and biomedical sciences students. UW - Madison is a very large public school located in the city of Madison. UW - Madison also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Wisconsin rankings.

About 1.3% of UW - Madison students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 6,424 students take at least one class online at UW - Madison. 4,418 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#2

Marquette University

Milwaukee, WI

Marquette University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Milwaukee, Marquette is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Marquette has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Wisconsin ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 2.0%. Approximately 1,234 students take at least one class online at Marquette. 1,215 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Wisconsin - La Crosse earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the small city of La Crosse, UW - La Crosse is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UW - La Crosse, the school also landed the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Wisconsin ranking.

About 1.6% of UW - La Crosse students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 2,292 students take at least one class online at UW - La Crosse. There are roughly 1,049 part time students in attendance at UW - La Crosse. UW - La Crosse does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Carroll University

Waukesha, WI

Carroll University landed the #4 spot in our 2021 best biological and biomedical sciences schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Waukesha, Carroll U is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Carroll U did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Wisconsin list.

About 1.2% of Carroll U students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 253 students take at least one class online at Carroll U. There are roughly 353 part time students in attendance at Carroll U. Carroll U does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point earned the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the distant town of Stevens Point, UW - Stevens Point is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

About 3.5% of UW - Stevens Point students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 2,589 students take at least one class online at UW - Stevens Point. About 1,574 of the students at UW - Stevens Point are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Wisconsin - Whitewater comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Whitewater, UW - Whitewater is a public school with a fairly large student population.

The student loan default rate at UW - Whitewater is lower than is typical, just 8.5% of students default in three years. There are approximately 3,304 students at UW - Whitewater that take at least one class online. About 2,456 of the students at UW - Whitewater are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire landed the #7 spot in our 2021 best biological and biomedical sciences schools for non-traditional students. UW - Eau Claire is a large public school located in the small city of Eau Claire. UW - Eau Claire also took the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Wisconsin rankings.

The student loan default rate at UW - Eau Claire is lower than is typical, just 7.5% of students default in three years. There are approximately 2,242 students at UW - Eau Claire that take at least one class online. 1,698 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Wisconsin - River Falls. UW - River Falls is a medium-sized public school located in the town of River Falls.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.9%. There are approximately 1,867 students at UW - River Falls that take at least one class online. There are roughly 739 part time students in attendance at UW - River Falls. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh comes in at #9 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Oshkosh, UW Oshkosh is a public school with a large student population. UW Oshkosh also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Wisconsin list, coming in at #9.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.4%. 1,184 students at UW Oshkosh are exclusively online. 7,036 of UW Oshkosh students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Concordia University, Wisconsin earned the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings. Concordia University, Wisconsin is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Mequon.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.0%. 1,442 students at Concordia University, Wisconsin are exclusively online. About 2,652 of the students at Concordia University, Wisconsin are attending part time. Concordia University, Wisconsin does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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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 Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 4,050
Ohio 4,257
Illinois 3,899
Indiana 2,329

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 1,973
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 380
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 256
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 157
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 131

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 3,452
Computer & Information Sciences 2,960
Engineering Technologies 1,175
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 978
Mathematics & Statistics 949

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 16 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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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