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

5 Colleges
759 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,954 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in IdahoOut of the majors we analyze each year, biological and biomedical sciences was ranked 6th in Idaho. In fact, 759 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that 0.6% 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 Idaho ranking, we looked at 5 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 Idaho

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

Brigham Young University - Idaho tops the 2021 list of our schools in Idaho that are best for non-traditional biological and biomedical sciences students. BYU - I is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the town of Rexburg. BYU - I also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Idaho list, coming in at #2.

About 3.4% of BYU - I students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 21,053 of BYU - I students are exclusively distance learners. About 24,006 of the students at BYU - I are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#2

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

Idaho State University comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Pocatello, ISU is a public school with a fairly large student population. ISU also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Idaho rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 7.9%. Approximately 4,203 students take at least one class online at ISU. There are roughly 4,918 part time students in attendance at ISU. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Boise State University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Boise State is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Boise. Boise State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Idaho list.

About 6.4% of Boise State students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 5,955 students take at least one class online at Boise State. There are roughly 11,609 part time students in attendance at Boise State. Boise State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Idaho. Located in the town of Moscow, U of I is a public college with a fairly large student population. U of I also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Idaho list, coming in at #1.

About 5.9% of U of I students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 2,751 students at U of I that take at least one class online. 3,405 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Lewis - Clark State College. Located in the small city of Lewiston, Lewis - Clark State College is a public college with a small student population. Lewis - Clark State College not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #5 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Idaho list.

There are approximately 928 students at Lewis - Clark State College that take at least one class online. 1,475 of Lewis - Clark State 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 Rocky Mountains Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 2,873
Utah 1,556
Montana 511
Wyoming 188

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 521
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 206
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 62
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 44
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 12

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 938
Computer & Information Sciences 714
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 355
Engineering Technologies 325
Natural Resources & Conservation 257

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*Avg Cost is for the top 5 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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