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

5 Colleges
1,083 Bachelor's Degrees
$17,718 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in MississippiIn 2018-2019, biological and biomedical sciences students earned 1,083 bachelor's degrees from a Mississippi school, making the subject the 4th in the state. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.9% 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 Mississippi ranking analyzed 5 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 Mississippi

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

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State, MS

Mississippi State University tops the 2021 list of our schools in Mississippi that are best for non-traditional biological and biomedical sciences students. Mississippi State is a very large public school located in the town of Mississippi State. Mississippi State not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #1 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi list.

About 7.6% of Mississippi State students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 1,874 students take at least one class online at Mississippi State. 3,265 of Mississippi State students are attending part time. Mississippi State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Our rankings recognize University of Southern Mississippi as the #2 school in this year's rankings. Southern Miss is a fairly large public school located in the city of Hattiesburg. Southern Miss also took the #2 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi rankings.

The student loan default rate at Southern Miss is lower than is typical, just 8.7% of students default in three years. There are approximately 7,417 students at Southern Miss that take at least one class online. About 3,353 of the students at Southern Miss are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#3

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, MS

The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Alcorn State University. Located in the rural area of Alcorn State, Alcorn State is a public school with a small student population. Alcorn State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi list.

There are approximately 2,076 students at Alcorn State that take at least one class online. There are roughly 649 part time students in attendance at Alcorn State. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Jackson State University. Jackson State is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Jackson. Jackson State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi list.

Approximately 3,090 students take at least one class online at Jackson State. There are roughly 1,672 part time students in attendance at Jackson State. Jackson State does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#5

Rust College

Holly Springs, MS

The #5 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Rust College. Rust College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Holly Springs. Rust College did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #5 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Mississippi list.

About 85 of the students at Rust College 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 Southeast Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Florida 6,957
Virginia 3,561
Georgia 3,742
North Carolina 4,042
West Virginia 629
Tennessee 1,764
South Carolina 2,455
Alabama 1,964
Louisiana 1,577
Kentucky 1,219
Arkansas 906

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 1,347
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 142
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 74
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 39
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 32

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Majors Similar to Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 1,397
Engineering Technologies 703
Computer & Information Sciences 630
Physical Sciences 469
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 371

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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