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2021 Most Popular Online Biotechnology Schools

5 Colleges
$50,092 Avg Salary
$32,815 Avg Student Debt

Biotechnology is the #168 most popular major in the country with 3,591 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

With all the programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Most Popular Online Biotechnology Schools ranking. This report analyzed 5 schools in the United States to see which ones were the most popular online programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Online Biotechnology Colleges.

Our analysis found University of Maryland Global Campus to be the most popular school for biotechnology students who want to pursue an online degree in the United States. UMGC is a very large public school located in the large suburb of Adelphi.

On average, biotech graduates from UMGC take out $41,000 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $478, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#2

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Out of the 5 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Johns Hopkins University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Johns Hopkins is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Baltimore.

While working on their degree, biotech majors at Johns Hopkins accumulate an average of around $37,339 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $435.

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#3

Santa Fe College

Gainesville, FL

Out of the 5 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Santa Fe College landed the # 3 spot on the list. Santa Fe College is a fairly large public school located in the midsize suburb of Gainesville.

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#3

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Purdue University - Main Campus is a great place for biotechnology students pursuing an online degree. Located in the small city of West Lafayette, Purdue is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#5

Mount St Mary's University

Emmitsburg, MD

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means Mount St Mary’s University is a great place for biotechnology students pursuing an online degree. Located in the fringe town of Emmitsburg, Mount St Mary's University is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 14 majors within the area of study, biotechnology has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Biology 98,638
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 14,004
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 9,504
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 7,844
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 6,987

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 schools only.

  • 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 Henk Caspers/Naturalis Biodiversity Center.

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