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

11 Colleges
1,964 Bachelor's Degrees
$26,620 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in AlabamaBiological & Biomedical Sciences is one of the most popular subjects to study in Alabama. With 1,964 bachelor's degrees handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 5th out of all the majors we track in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 1.6% of all the biological and biomedical sciences bachelor's degrees in the country.

This year's Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Alabama ranking looked at 11 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 Alabama

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

#1

Auburn University

Auburn, AL

Auburn University tops the 2021 list of our schools in Alabama that are best for non-traditional biological and biomedical sciences students. Auburn is a very large public school located in the city of Auburn. Auburn also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Alabama list, coming in at #1.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 3.6%. There are approximately 5,589 students at Auburn that take at least one class online. 4,634 students are part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Alabama at Birmingham earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. UAB is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Birmingham. UAB did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Alabama list.

The student loan default rate at UAB is lower than is typical, just 5.7% of students default in three years. There are approximately 6,935 students at UAB that take at least one class online. About 7,703 of the students at UAB are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#3

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

The University of Alabama comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize city of Tuscaloosa, UA is a public college with a fairly large student population. UA also took the #3 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Alabama rankings.

The student loan default rate at UA is lower than is typical, just 5.1% of students default in three years. There are approximately 11,148 students at UA that take at least one class online. About 5,352 of the students at UA are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Alabama in Huntsville. Located in the medium-sized city of Huntsville, UAH is a public college with a medium-sized student population. UAH did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Alabama list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.9%. There are approximately 2,044 students at UAH that take at least one class online. About 2,611 of the students at UAH are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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#5

Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL

Tuskegee University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Tuskegee, Tuskegee is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population. Tuskegee also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Alabama list, coming in at #5.

About 119 of the students at Tuskegee are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

Jacksonville State University earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Jacksonville State University is a medium-sized public school located in the suburb of Jacksonville. Jacksonville State University also took the #8 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Alabama rankings.

Approximately 3,981 students take at least one class online at Jacksonville State University. 2,772 students are part time. Jacksonville State University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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University of North Alabama landed the #7 spot in our 2021 best biological and biomedical sciences schools for non-traditional students. Located in the city of Florence, UNA is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. UNA did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #7 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Alabama list.

Approximately 2,762 students take at least one class online at UNA. There are roughly 2,190 part time students in attendance at UNA. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of South Alabama. USA is a fairly large public school located in the city of Mobile. USA also took the #6 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Alabama rankings.

About 8.4% of USA students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 3,671 students at USA that take at least one class online. 2,511 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Alabama A & M University landed the #9 spot in our 2021 best biological and biomedical sciences schools for non-traditional students. Located in the midsize city of Normal, AAMU is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at AAMU, the school also landed the #9 rank in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Alabama ranking.

Approximately 1,089 students take at least one class online at AAMU. About 614 of the students at AAMU are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#10

Troy University

Troy, AL

Our rankings recognize Troy University as the #10 school in this year's rankings. TROY is a fairly large public school located in the remote town of Troy.

6,548 of TROY students are exclusively distance learners. There are roughly 6,676 part time students in attendance at TROY. TROY does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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

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

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 1,083
Florida 6,957
Virginia 3,561
Georgia 3,742
West Virginia 629
Tennessee 1,764
North Carolina 4,042
South Carolina 2,455
Louisiana 1,577
Kentucky 1,219
Arkansas 906

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 1,751
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 296
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 58
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 58
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 56

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Majors Similar to Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 3,625
Engineering Technologies 2,226
Computer & Information Sciences 1,418
Physical Sciences 628
Mathematics & Statistics 517

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 11 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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