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2024 Best Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology Schools

215 Colleges in the United States
3,966 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded
Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology is above average in terms of popularity with it being the #191 most popular degree program in the country. So, you have a fair amount of options to choose from when looking for a school.

College Factual looked at 215 colleges and universities when compiling its 2024 Best Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology Schools ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 3,966 degrees in laboratory sciences & medical technology during the 2021-2022 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology School

Best Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology Schools The clinical laboratory sciences program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology rankings. We derive our Best Overall Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology School rankings by rolling up our degree-level rankings after weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each school.

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.

Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology Rankings by Degree Level

Associate Degrees in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Bachelor's Degrees in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Master's Degrees in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Doctor's Degrees in Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology Schools ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Best Schools for Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology in the United States

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 clinical laboratory sciences degrees they offer, see the list below. 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 Schools in Clinical Laboratory Sciences

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In TX
63 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

Any student who is interested in laboratory sciences & medical technology has to take a look at The University of Texas Medical Branch. UTMB Galveston is a small public university located in the town of Galveston.

There were about 63 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UTMB Galveston in the most recent data year.

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Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In CA

It is difficult to beat Loma Linda University if you want to pursue a degree in laboratory sciences & medical technology. Loma Linda University is a small private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Loma Linda.

There were approximately 22 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at Loma Linda University in the most recent year we have data available.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In AR
149 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is one of the best schools in the country for getting a degree in laboratory sciences & medical technology. UAMS is a small public university located in the midsize city of Little Rock.

There were about 149 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UAMS in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In OH
81 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

Ohio State University - Main Campus is a good option for students pursuing a degree in laboratory sciences & medical technology. Located in the city of Columbus, Ohio State is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #69 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Ohio State is a great university overall.

There were roughly 81 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at Ohio State in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In TX

Located in the large city of San Antonio, UT Health San Antonio is a public university with a small student population.

There were about 30 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UT Health San Antonio in the most recent year we have data available.

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Graduate Certificate Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In TX
66 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Lubbock, TTUHSC is a public university with a moderately-sized student population.

There were roughly 66 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at TTUHSC in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in laboratory sciences & medical technology from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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Rush University
Chicago, IL
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In IL
11.1% Growth in Graduates

Rush University is a small private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Chicago.

There were roughly 18 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at Rush University in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In DC
103 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Washington, GWU is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #49 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means GWU is a great university overall.

There were approximately 103 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at GWU in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In TN

Located in the large city of Memphis, UTHSC is a public university with a small student population.

There were about 12 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UTHSC in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in laboratory sciences & medical technology from The University of Tennessee - Health Science Center

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In ND
117 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

UND is a fairly large public university located in the city of Grand Forks. This university ranks 1st out of 12 colleges for overall quality in the state of North Dakota.

There were roughly 117 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UND in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MN

UMN Twin Cities is a very large public university located in the city of Minneapolis. A Best Colleges rank of #51 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means UMN Twin Cities is a great university overall.

There were roughly 27 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UMN Twin Cities in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In NE
35 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Omaha, UNMC is a public university with a small student population.

There were roughly 35 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UNMC in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In WA
33 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

UW Seattle is a very large public university located in the large city of Seattle. A Best Colleges rank of #37 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means UW Seattle is a great university overall.

There were about 33 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UW Seattle in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In NY
33 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized city of Syracuse, SUNY Upstate Medical University is a public university with a small student population.

There were roughly 33 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at SUNY Upstate Medical University in the most recent data year.

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Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
5th Most Popular In NY
44 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

SUNY Stony Brook is a very large public university located in the suburb of Stony Brook. This university ranks 18th out of 142 colleges for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were roughly 44 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at SUNY Stony Brook in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
12th Most Popular In MI
23.1% Growth in Graduates

Located in the medium-sized city of Ann Arbor, U-M is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #29 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means U-M is a great university overall.

There were approximately 13 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at U-M in the most recent data year.

More information about a degree in laboratory sciences & medical technology from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In OH
158 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Cincinnati, UC is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 5th out of 96 schools for overall quality in the state of Ohio.

There were roughly 158 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UC in the most recent year we have data available.

More information about a degree in laboratory sciences & medical technology from University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
6th Most Popular In WI
23.1% Growth in Graduates

Marquette is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of Milwaukee. This university ranks 2nd out of 46 schools for overall quality in the state of Wisconsin.

There were roughly 13 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at Marquette in the most recent data year.

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Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In MO
40.0% Growth in Graduates

Located in the city of Saint Louis, SLU is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. This university ranks 7th out of 48 colleges for overall quality in the state of Missouri.

There were approximately 10 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at SLU in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MI
61 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

Michigan State is a very large public university located in the small city of East Lansing. A Best Colleges rank of #74 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Michigan State is a great university overall.

There were approximately 61 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at Michigan State in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In MA
51 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

UMass Lowell is a large public university located in the large suburb of Lowell. This university ranks 21st out of 63 colleges for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were roughly 51 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UMass Lowell in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In NC

Located in the small city of Chapel Hill, UNC Chapel Hill is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #43 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means UNC Chapel Hill is a great university overall.

There were roughly 15 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UNC Chapel Hill in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In DE
11.5% Growth in Graduates

Located in the large suburb of Newark, UD is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 1st out of 4 colleges for overall quality in the state of Delaware.

There were about 26 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at UD in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In MN
41 Clinical Laboratory Sciences Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Saint Cloud, St. Cloud State University is a public university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 24th out of 52 schools for overall quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were approximately 41 laboratory sciences & medical technology students who graduated with this degree at St. Cloud State University in the most recent data year.

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Rest of the Top Best Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology Schools

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University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
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Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional great schools for Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology students that almost earned our Best Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology Schools award.

RankCollegeLocation
33Virginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmond, VA
34University of Alabama at BirminghamBirmingham, AL
35University of Wisconsin - La CrosseLa Crosse, WI
36University of MississippiUniversity, MS
37Hunter CollegeNew York, NY
38University of ConnecticutStorrs, CT
39University of Rhode IslandKingston, RI
40University of California - DavisDavis, CA
41LIU PostBrookville, NY
42Auburn UniversityAuburn, AL
43Seattle UniversitySeattle, WA

Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology by Region

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Laboratory Sciences & Medical Technology is one of 12 different types of Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science programs to choose from.

Related MajorAnnual Graduates
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist8,296
Laboratory Technician3,429
Sterile Processing Technology/Technician1,193
Other Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions822
Blood Bank Technology Specialist319
Histologic Technician245
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician184
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist147
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist101
Ophthalmic Laboratory Technology/Technician72

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