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

17 Colleges
3,021 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,890 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New JerseyBiological & Biomedical Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in New Jersey. With 3,021 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 4th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that 2.4% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in New Jersey ranking analyzed 17 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree 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 New Jersey

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

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

Rutgers University - New Brunswick has taken the #1 spot in this year's biological and biomedical sciences ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the small city of New Brunswick, Rutgers New Brunswick is a public college with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Rutgers New Brunswick, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey ranking.

About 3.8% of Rutgers New Brunswick students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 10,368 students take at least one class online at Rutgers New Brunswick. There are roughly 7,501 part time students in attendance at Rutgers New Brunswick. Rutgers New Brunswick does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Rowan University

Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University landed the #2 spot in our 2021 best biological and biomedical sciences schools for non-traditional students. Located in the suburb of Glassboro, Rowan is a public school with a large student population. Rowan also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey list, coming in at #3.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.6%. There are approximately 4,688 students at Rowan that take at least one class online. 3,804 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Kean University

Union, NJ

Kean University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Kean is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Union.

The student loan default rate at Kean is lower than is typical, just 6.9% of students default in three years. Approximately 826 students take at least one class online at Kean. 3,382 students are part time. Kean does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology landed the #4 spot in our 2021 best biological and biomedical sciences schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Newark, NJIT is a public school with a fairly large student population. NJIT also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey list, coming in at #4.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 4.8%. There are approximately 2,782 students at NJIT that take at least one class online. About 2,851 of the students at NJIT are attending part time. NJIT does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Seton Hall University

South Orange, NJ

Our rankings recognize Seton Hall University as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the suburb of South Orange, Seton Hall is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Seton Hall has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey ranking.

The student loan default rate at Seton Hall is lower than is typical, just 3.8% of students default in three years. Approximately 1,377 students take at least one class online at Seton Hall. About 2,573 of the students at Seton Hall are attending part time.

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Monmouth University

West Long Branch, NJ

Monmouth University earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the suburb of West Long Branch, Monmouth is a private not-for-profit school with a moderately-sized student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Monmouth has also earned the #8 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.8%. There are approximately 588 students at Monmouth that take at least one class online. There are roughly 1,061 part time students in attendance at Monmouth. Monmouth does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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William Paterson University of New Jersey landed the #7 spot in our 2021 best biological and biomedical sciences schools for non-traditional students. Located in the suburb of Wayne, William Paterson University is a public college with a fairly large student population.

About 7.6% of William Paterson University students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 2,328 students at William Paterson University that take at least one class online. About 2,600 of the students at William Paterson University are attending part time. William Paterson University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Georgian Court University comes in at #8 in this year's ranking. Georgian Court is a small private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Lakewood.

About 5.2% of Georgian Court students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 855 students at Georgian Court that take at least one class online. About 892 of the students at Georgian Court are attending part time. Georgian Court does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#9

Stockton University

Galloway, NJ

The #9 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Stockton University. Located in the midsize suburb of Galloway, Stockton State is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

The student loan default rate at Stockton State is lower than is typical, just 4.9% of students default in three years. Approximately 2,167 students take at least one class online at Stockton State. 1,090 students are part time. Stockton State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #10 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Ramapo College of New Jersey. Located in the suburb of Mahwah, Ramapo College is a public college with a medium-sized student population. Ramapo College did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #9 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in New Jersey list.

About 5.4% of Ramapo College students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 653 students take at least one class online at Ramapo College. 1,205 of Ramapo 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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Best for Non-Traditional Students Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools 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
Maryland 2,302
Delaware 328
District of Columbia 471

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 2,830
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 393
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 171
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 144
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 78

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Majors Similar to Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 4,745
Computer & Information Sciences 4,647
Mathematics & Statistics 1,162
Physical Sciences 1,047
Engineering Technologies 830

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 17 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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