Biological & Biomedical Sciences

2022 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region

36 Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region
6,977 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded
$28,548 Avg Early-Career Salary
If you plan on majoring in biological and biomedical sciences, you won't be alone since the degree program is ranked #9 in the country in terms of popularity. As a result, there are many college that offer the degree, making your choice of school a hard one.

College Factual looked at 36 colleges and universities when compiling its 2022 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region ranking. Combined, these schools handed out 6,977 degrees in biological and biomedical sciences to qualified students.

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Choosing a Great Biological & Biomedical Sciences School

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region Your choice of biological and biomedical sciences school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. In order to come up with a best overall ranking for biological and biomedical sciences schools, we combine our degree-level rankings, weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Pick Your Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degree Level

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in the Rocky Mountains Region list, to help you choose the best school for you. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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Best Schools for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in the Rocky Mountains Region

If you aren't interested in a particular degree level and want to know which schools are the overall best at delivering an education for the biological and biomedical sciences degrees they offer, see the list below.

10 Top Rocky Mountains Region Schools in Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In UT
864 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Brigham Young University - Provo is a good decision for students pursuing a degree in biological and biomedical sciences. Located in the medium-sized city of Provo, BYU is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #192 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means BYU is a great university overall.

There were approximately 864 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at BYU in the most recent data year.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
957 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat University of Colorado Boulder if you want to pursue a degree in biological and biomedical sciences. Located in the midsize city of Boulder, CU - Boulder is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #242 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means CU - Boulder is a great university overall.

There were about 957 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at CU - Boulder in the most recent data year. Soon after graduation, biological and biomedical sciences degree recipients typically earn about $29,250 in their early careers.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
983 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Colorado State University - Fort Collins is one of the best schools in the country for getting a degree in biological and biomedical sciences. Located in the midsize city of Fort Collins, Colorado State is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #359 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Colorado State is a great university overall.

There were roughly 983 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Colorado State in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the biological and biomedical sciences degree program at Colorado State University - Fort Collins earn $3,566 more than the typical college graduate in this field when they enter the workforce.

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#4

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In UT
271 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

University of Utah is a wonderful option for students interested in a degree in biological and biomedical sciences. Located in the medium-sized city of Salt Lake City, U of U is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #483 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means U of U is a great university overall.

There were about 271 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at U of U in the most recent year we have data available.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
347 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

CU Anschutz is a fairly large public university located in the city of Denver. A Best Schools rank of #715 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means CU Anschutz is a great university overall.

There were roughly 347 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at CU Anschutz in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the biological and biomedical sciences program at University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus make $3,252 more than the typical college grad with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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#6

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In WY
240 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the remote town of Laramie, UW is a public university with a large student population. A Best Schools rank of #751 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UW is a great university overall.

There were approximately 240 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at UW in the most recent data year.

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#7

University of Denver

Denver, CO
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
127 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

DU is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Denver. A Best Schools rank of #488 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means DU is a great university overall.

There were approximately 127 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at DU in the most recent data year. Students who graduate with their degree from the biological and biomedical sciences program report average early career earnings of $24,800.

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#8

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City, UT
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
8th Most Popular In UT
34 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Westminster College Salt Lake is a small private not-for-profit college located in the medium-sized city of Salt Lake City. A Best Schools rank of #994 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Westminster College Salt Lake is a great college overall.

There were approximately 34 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Westminster College Salt Lake in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
203 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Denver, MSU Denver is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 21st out of 39 colleges for overall quality in the state of Colorado.

There were roughly 203 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at MSU Denver in the most recent data year. Those biological and biomedical sciences students who get their degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver make $4,152 more than the standard biological and biomedical sciences grad.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In UT
98 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Ogden, WSU is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #974 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means WSU is a great university overall.

There were roughly 98 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at WSU in the most recent data year.

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Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges by State

Explore the best biological and biomedical sciences colleges for a specific state in the Rocky Mountains Region .

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Colorado 38 3,411
Utah 37 1,735
Idaho 36 870
Montana 35 576
Wyoming 33 248

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Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 3,019
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 1,110
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 594
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 501
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 458
Zoology 370
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 341
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 327
Biotechnology 106
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 56

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Kelly White.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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