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2021 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in District of Columbia

4 Colleges
471 Bachelor's Degrees
$36,318 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in District of ColumbiaIn 2018-2019, biological and biomedical sciences students earned 471 bachelor's degrees from a District of Columbia school, making the subject the 6th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.4% 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 District of Columbia ranking, we looked at 4 colleges that offer a bachelor's in biological and biomedical sciences. The schools that top this list are recognized because they have great biological and biomedical sciences programs and a strong support system for non-traditional students.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the biological and biomedical sciences program at the school, affordability, and presence of non-traditional students. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

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2021 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in District of Columbia

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying biological and biomedical sciences.

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

George Washington University has taken the #1 spot in this year's biological and biomedical sciences ranking for non-traditional students. GWU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Washington. As a testament to the quality of education offered at GWU, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in District of Columbia ranking.

The student loan default rate at GWU is lower than is typical, just 1.9% of students default in three years. 5,374 students at GWU are exclusively online. 9,073 students are part time.

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#2

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

Georgetown University earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of Washington, Georgetown is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. Georgetown also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in District of Columbia list, coming in at #1.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.2%. 2,151 students at Georgetown are exclusively online. There are roughly 4,463 part time students in attendance at Georgetown. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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American University

Washington, DC

Our rankings recognize American University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the large city of Washington, The American University is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population. The American University also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in District of Columbia rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 1.8%. There are approximately 549 students at The American University that take at least one class online. There are roughly 2,876 part time students in attendance at The American University.

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Howard University

Washington, DC

Our rankings recognize Howard University as the #4 school in this year's rankings. Howard is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Washington. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Howard, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in District of Columbia ranking.

About 8.0% of Howard students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 1,030 students take at least one class online at Howard. 639 students are part time.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 5,947
New York 8,509
New Jersey 3,021
Maryland 2,302
Delaware 328

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 429
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 346
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 110
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 80
Biotechnology 69

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 1,007
Engineering 766
Mathematics & Statistics 459
Engineering Technologies 222
Physical Sciences 157

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 4 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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