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

6 Colleges
1,037 Bachelor's Degrees
$25,938 Avg Cost*

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

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in KansasOut of the majors we analyze each year, biological and biomedical sciences was ranked 6th in Kansas. In fact, 1,037 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.8% 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 Kansas ranking 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.

More Ways to Rank Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools

When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students list to help you make the college decision.

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

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

#1

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University tops the 2021 list of our schools in Kansas that are best for non-traditional biological and biomedical sciences students. K -State is a very large public school located in the city of Manhattan. K -State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kansas list.

The student loan default rate at K -State is lower than is typical, just 4.7% of students default in three years. There are approximately 3,564 students at K -State that take at least one class online. 3,383 of K -State students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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#2

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

University of Kansas comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the small city of Lawrence, KU is a public college with a very large student population. KU did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kansas list.

The student loan default rate at KU is lower than is typical, just 4.6% of students default in three years. Approximately 5,228 students take at least one class online at KU. 4,663 of KU students are attending part time. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Fort Hays State University comes in at #3 in this year's ranking. FHSU is a large public school located in the town of Hays. FHSU also took the #6 spot in our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kansas rankings.

About 6.5% of FHSU students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. 11,012 of FHSU students are exclusively distance learners. About 9,065 of the students at FHSU are attending part time. FHSU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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#4

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS

The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Pittsburg State University. Located in the town of Pittsburg, Pitt State is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. Pitt State also made our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kansas list, coming in at #3.

There are approximately 1,922 students at Pitt State that take at least one class online. There are roughly 1,464 part time students in attendance at Pitt State. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Wichita State University landed the #5 spot in our 2021 best biological and biomedical sciences schools for non-traditional students. Located in the large city of Wichita, WSU is a public school with a fairly large student population. WSU not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #5 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kansas list.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.5%. There are approximately 7,117 students at WSU that take at least one class online. There are roughly 5,723 part time students in attendance at WSU. WSU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Emporia State University comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. ESU is a moderately-sized public school located in the remote town of Emporia. ESU not only placed well in our non-traditional rankings. It is also #4 on our Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in Kansas list.

The student loan default rate at ESU is lower than is typical, just 5.7% of students default in three years. 1,995 students at ESU are exclusively online. There are roughly 2,081 part time students in attendance at ESU. 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 Plains States Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Missouri 2,187
Minnesota 2,564
South Dakota 361
Iowa 1,425
Nebraska 916
North Dakota 325

Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 709
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 246
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 124
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 69
Zoology 54

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 1,630
Computer & Information Sciences 1,070
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 907
Engineering Technologies 712
Physical Sciences 408

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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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