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2021 Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region

3 Colleges
$28,539 Avg Salary
$25,449 Avg Student Debt

With 98,638 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, general biology is the #10 most popular major in the United States.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. 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.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 3 schools in the Middle Atlantic Region 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.

Check out the online biology programs at these schools if you want to attend one of the most popular in the Middle Atlantic Region .

#1

Excelsior College

Albany, NY

Our 2021 rankings named Excelsior College the most popular online school in the Middle Atlantic Region for general biology students. Located in the city of Albany, Excelsior College is a private not-for-profit school with a very large student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend George Washington University. The school came in at #2 on this year’s Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region list. GWU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Washington.

Biology majors at GWU take out an average of $22,000 in student loans while working on their egree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $228, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#3

New York University

New York, NY

The excellent online programs at New York University helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best general biology schools in the Middle Atlantic Region . Located in the large city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

On average, biology graduates from NYU take out $48,996 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $558.

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Explore the most popular online general biology colleges for a specific state in the Middle Atlantic region.

State Degrees Awarded
New York 6,721
Pennsylvania 4,433
Maryland 1,827
New Jersey 2,830
District of Columbia 431
Delaware 228

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 14,004
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 9,504
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 7,844
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 6,987
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 5,671

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 3 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).

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