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

6 Colleges
1,556 Bachelor's Degrees
$22,872 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in UtahBiological & Biomedical Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in Utah. With 1,556 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 6th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.2% 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 Utah ranking, we looked at 6 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.

One Size Does Not Fit All

The biological and biomedical sciences school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. When you have some time, check it out - you may want to bookmark the link so you don't forget it.

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

Check out the biological and biomedical sciences programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for non-traditional students.

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Brigham Young University - Provo has taken the #1 spot in this year's biological and biomedical sciences ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the medium-sized city of Provo, BYU is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at BYU, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah ranking.

About 1.5% of BYU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 6,522 students take at least one class online at BYU. 4,337 of BYU students are attending part time. BYU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize Utah State University as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Logan, USU is a public college with a fairly large student population. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, USU has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah ranking.

The student loan default rate at USU is lower than is typical, just 5.6% of students default in three years. There are approximately 8,947 students at USU that take at least one class online. 9,442 of USU students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

University of Utah comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. U of U is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Salt Lake City. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, U of U has also earned the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah ranking.

About 2.7% of U of U students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 9,847 students take at least one class online at U of U. 8,158 of U of U students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Weber State University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. WSU is a fairly large public school located in the city of Ogden. As a testament to the quality of education offered at WSU, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah ranking.

About 6.6% of WSU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 6,899 students take at least one class online at WSU. 16,473 of WSU students are attending part time. WSU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Utah Valley University. UVU is a very large public school located in the city of Orem. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UVU, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah ranking.

About 6.9% of UVU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 9,476 students at UVU that take at least one class online. 20,480 of UVU students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

Our rankings recognize Southern Utah University as the #6 school in this year's rankings. Southern Utah University is a large public school located in the remote town of Cedar City. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Southern Utah University, the school also landed the #6 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Utah ranking.

The student loan default rate at Southern Utah University is lower than is typical, just 5.9% of students default in three years. There are approximately 4,055 students at Southern Utah University that take at least one class online. There are roughly 3,162 part time students in attendance at Southern Utah University. 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 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
Idaho 759
Montana 511
Wyoming 188

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 587
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 329
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 182
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 158
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 152

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 5,294
Engineering 2,086
Physical Sciences 622
Mathematics & Statistics 537
Engineering Technologies 407

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 6 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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