Biological & Biomedical Sciences

2022 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in the Southeast Region

241 Colleges in the Southeast Region
38,206 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded
$27,488 Avg Early-Career Salary
A degree in biological and biomedical sciences is more popular than many other degrees. In fact, it ranks #9 out of 38 on popularity of all such degrees in the nation. This means you won't have too much trouble finding schools that offer the degree.

College Factual reviewed 241 schools in the Southeast Region to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of biological and biomedical sciences. Combined, these schools handed out 38,206 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 Southeast Region Your choice of biological and biomedical sciences school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. For our Best Overall Biological & Biomedical Sciences School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that 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

The biological and biomedical sciences school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in the Southeast Region. You can also filter this list by location to find schools closer to you.

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More information on how we come up with our rankings can be found here: College Factual's Data Methodology.

Best Schools for Biological & Biomedical Sciences in the Southeast Region

The schools below may not offer all types of biological and biomedical sciences degrees so you may want to filter by degree level first. However, they are great for the degree levels they do offer. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

25 Top Southeast Region Schools in Biological & Biomedical Sciences

#1

Duke University

Durham, NC
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
480 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Every student who is interested in biological and biomedical sciences needs to check out Duke University. Duke is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Durham. A Best Schools rank of #9 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Duke is a great university overall.

There were approximately 480 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Duke in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the biological and biomedical sciences degree program at Duke University get $9,213 more than the typical graduate in this field when they enter the workforce.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
24th Most Popular In VA
38 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Virginia Military Institute is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in biological and biomedical sciences. VMI is a small public school located in the town of Lexington. This school ranks 8th out of 73 colleges for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were about 38 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at VMI in the most recent data year.

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

It's hard to beat University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill if you wish to pursue a degree in biological and biomedical sciences. Located in the small city of Chapel Hill, UNC Chapel Hill is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #63 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UNC Chapel Hill is a great university overall.

There were approximately 794 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at UNC Chapel Hill in the most recent data year. Biological & Biomedical Sciences degree recipients from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill earn a boost of approximately $3,213 above the average earnings of biological and biomedical sciences graduates.

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#4

Elon University

Elon, NC
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
54 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat Elon University if you wish to pursue a degree in biological and biomedical sciences. Elon is a medium-sized private not-for-profit university located in the midsize suburb of Elon. A Best Schools rank of #71 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Elon is a great university overall.

There were about 54 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Elon in the most recent data year. Soon after graduation, biological and biomedical sciences degree recipients usually make around $29,000 in the first five years of their career.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In VA
327 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the suburb of Charlottesville, University of Virginia is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #38 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means University of Virginia is a great university overall.

There were approximately 327 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at University of Virginia in the most recent data year.

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#6

William & Mary

Williamsburg, VA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In VA
235 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

William & Mary is a medium-sized public school located in the small suburb of Williamsburg. A Best Schools rank of #87 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means William & Mary is a great school overall.

There were approximately 235 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at William & Mary in the most recent year we have data available.

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

Located in the city of Raleigh, NC State is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 6th out of 113 colleges for overall quality in the state of North Carolina.

There were roughly 760 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at NC State in the most recent data year. Those biological and biomedical sciences students who get their degree from North Carolina State University earn $3,413 more than the average biological and biomedical sciences student.

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#8

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In VA
749 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Virginia Tech is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Blacksburg. A Best Schools rank of #73 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Virginia Tech is a great school overall.

There were roughly 749 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Virginia Tech in the most recent data year.

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#9

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
656 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Emory is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Atlanta. A Best Schools rank of #66 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Emory is a great university overall.

There were approximately 656 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Emory in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the biological and biomedical sciences major at Emory University make $12,938 above the typical graduate in this field shortly after graduation.

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

Georgia Tech is a very large public school located in the large city of Atlanta. A Best Schools rank of #35 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Georgia Tech is a great school overall.

There were approximately 236 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Georgia Tech in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the biological and biomedical sciences program report average early career wages of $29,350.

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#11

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
206 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized city of Winston-Salem, Wake Forest University is a private not-for-profit university with a medium-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #56 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Wake Forest University is a great university overall.

There were roughly 206 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Wake Forest University in the most recent data year. Biological & Biomedical Sciences degree recipients from Wake Forest University get an earnings boost of around $7,213 above the typical income of biological and biomedical sciences graduates.

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#12

Randolph - Macon College

Ashland, VA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
20th Most Popular In VA
60 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Randolph - Macon is a small private not-for-profit college located in the large suburb of Ashland. This college ranks 11th out of 73 schools for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were about 60 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Randolph - Macon in the most recent data year.

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#13

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1,463 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

UF is a very large public university located in the medium-sized city of Gainesville. A Best Schools rank of #94 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UF is a great university overall.

There were about 1463 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at UF in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the biological and biomedical sciences degree program at University of Florida make $2,746 above the standard college grad in this field when they enter the workforce.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
32 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

The Citadel is a small public college located in the midsize city of Charleston. This college ranks 4th out of 50 colleges for overall quality in the state of South Carolina.

There were roughly 32 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at The Citadel in the most recent data year. Biological & Biomedical Sciences degree recipients from Citadel Military College of South Carolina receive an earnings boost of approximately $7,613 over the typical earnings of biological and biomedical sciences graduates.

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#15

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In TN
301 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Nashville, Vanderbilt is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #37 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Vanderbilt is a great university overall.

There were roughly 301 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Vanderbilt in the most recent data year.

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#16

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
8th Most Popular In VA
230 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the small city of Harrisonburg, JMU is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 5th out of 73 schools for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were about 230 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at JMU in the most recent data year.

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#17

Christopher Newport University

Newport News, VA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
9th Most Popular In VA
169 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Newport News, CNU is a public university with a small student population. This university ranks 10th out of 73 schools for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were approximately 169 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at CNU in the most recent data year.

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#18

Auburn University

Auburn, AL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
740 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Auburn, Auburn is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 1st out of 48 colleges for overall quality in the state of Alabama.

There were approximately 740 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Auburn in the most recent data year. Students who receive their degree from the biological and biomedical sciences program earn around $27,150 for their early career.

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#19

Hampton University

Hampton, VA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
18th Most Popular In VA
84 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized city of Hampton, Hampton is a private not-for-profit university with a small student population. This university ranks 18th out of 73 colleges for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were about 84 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Hampton in the most recent year we have data available.

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#20

University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
15th Most Popular In VA
89 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized suburb of Fredericksburg, UMW is a public university with a small student population. This university ranks 12th out of 73 colleges for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were about 89 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at UMW in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
21st Most Popular In VA
52 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Washington and Lee is a small private not-for-profit university located in the distant town of Lexington. A Best Schools rank of #47 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Washington and Lee is a great university overall.

There were about 52 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Washington and Lee in the most recent data year.

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#22

Clemson University

Clemson, SC
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
594 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Clemson is a very large public university located in the suburb of Clemson. This university ranks 2nd out of 50 schools for overall quality in the state of South Carolina.

There were approximately 594 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Clemson in the most recent year we have data available. Biological & Biomedical Sciences degree recipients from Clemson University receive an earnings boost of approximately $6,479 over the typical earnings of biological and biomedical sciences majors.

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#23

Presbyterian College

Clinton, SC
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
15th Most Popular In SC
44 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

PC is a small private not-for-profit college located in the distant town of Clinton. This college ranks 6th out of 50 colleges for overall quality in the state of South Carolina.

There were about 44 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at PC in the most recent year we have data available.

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#24

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
345 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Greenville, ECU is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 11th out of 113 schools for overall quality in the state of North Carolina.

There were roughly 345 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at ECU in the most recent data year. Soon after graduating, biological and biomedical sciences degree recipients usually earn an average of $28,150 in their early careers.

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#25

Roanoke College

Salem, VA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
25th Most Popular In VA
46 Biological & Biomedical Sciences Degrees Awarded

Roanoke is a small private not-for-profit college located in the suburb of Salem. This college ranks 16th out of 73 schools for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were approximately 46 biological and biomedical sciences students who graduated with this degree at Roanoke in the most recent data year.

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Rest of the Top Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in the Southeast Region

#25

Roanoke College

Salem, VA
#26

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
#27

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
#28

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL
#29

Rhodes College

Memphis, TN
#30

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA

#34

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA
#35

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR
#36

University of North Georgia

Dahlonega, GA

Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional great schools for Biological & Biomedical Sciences students in the Southeast Region that almost earned our Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Schools in the Southeast Region award.

Rank College Location
37 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
38 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
39 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
40 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
41 University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette, LA
42 Sweet Briar College Sweet Briar, VA
43 University of South Carolina - Aiken Aiken, SC
44 Wofford College Spartanburg, SC
45 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Knoxville, TN
46 University of Richmond University of Richmond, VA
47 Appalachian State University Boone, NC
48 Meredith College Raleigh, NC

Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Colleges by State

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
North Carolina 38 4,994
West Virginia 38 734
South Carolina 38 2,769
Florida 38 8,324
Virginia 38 4,291
Arkansas 38 996
Mississippi 38 1,711
Alabama 37 2,361
Kentucky 37 1,438
Georgia 37 4,534
Tennessee 37 2,274
Louisiana 36 2,050

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Biological & Biomedical Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 26,853
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 2,317
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 1,901
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 1,602
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 1,508
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 927
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 925
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 459
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 399
Zoology 389

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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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