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

4 Colleges
2,721 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,116 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in ArizonaIn 2018-2019, biological and biomedical sciences students earned 2,721 bachelor's degrees from an Arizona school, making the subject the 5th in the state. This means that 2.2% 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 Arizona ranking, we looked at 4 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 Arizona

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

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona tops the 2021 list of our schools in Arizona that are best for non-traditional biological and biomedical sciences students. Located in the large city of Tucson, University of Arizona is a public college with a very large student population. University of Arizona did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arizona list.

About 6.0% of University of Arizona students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 12,701 students take at least one class online at University of Arizona. About 7,884 of the students at University of Arizona are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Arizona State University - Tempe earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. ASU - Tempe is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Tempe. ASU - Tempe also took the #1 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arizona rankings.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 6.2%. Approximately 23,569 students take at least one class online at ASU - Tempe. 5,405 students are part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize Northern Arizona University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the small city of Flagstaff, NAU is a public college with a very large student population. NAU also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arizona list, coming in at #5.

About 6.6% of NAU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 7,024 students at NAU that take at least one class online. There are roughly 7,213 part time students in attendance at NAU. NAU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#4

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

Grand Canyon University earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Phoenix, Grand Canyon University is a private for-profit school with a very large student population. Grand Canyon University did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #7 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Arizona list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 5.6%. 70,295 students at Grand Canyon University are exclusively online. 72,917 students are part time. Grand Canyon University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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

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

State Degrees Awarded
Texas 8,716
Oklahoma 1,150
New Mexico 515

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 1,796
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 384
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 315
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 194
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 156

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Majors Similar to Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer & Information Sciences 4,610
Engineering 4,565
Physical Sciences 1,825
Natural Resources & Conservation 734
Architecture & Related Services 593

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 4 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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