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

2 Colleges
588 Bachelor's Degrees
$31,236 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MaineOut of the majors we analyze each year, biological and biomedical sciences was ranked 4th in Maine. In fact, 588 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 Maine 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 Maine

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

#1

Unity College

Unity, ME

Unity College tops the 2021 list of our schools in Maine that are best for non-traditional biological and biomedical sciences students. Unity is a small private not-for-profit school located in the remote area of Unity. Unity also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Maine rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.9%. 44 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#2

University of Maine

Orono, ME

University of Maine earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. UMaine is a large public school located in the suburb of Orono. UMaine also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Maine rankings.

The student loan default rate at UMaine is lower than is typical, just 5.7% of students default in three years. There are approximately 2,773 students at UMaine that take at least one class online. About 2,475 of the students at UMaine are attending 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 New England Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Vermont 503
Rhode Island 693
Massachusetts 4,566
New Hampshire 567
Connecticut 1,537

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 342
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 75
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 69
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 64
Zoology 63

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Majors Similar to Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Natural Resources & Conservation 452
Engineering 420
Computer & Information Sciences 306
Engineering Technologies 238
Physical Sciences 163

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Kelly White.

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