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2021 Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the New England Region

4 Colleges
$33,596 Avg Salary
$24,228 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 98,638 general biology students received a degree or certificate, making the major the #10 most popular in the country.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Course Advisor has developed this Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the New England Region ranking. This report analyzed 4 schools in the New England 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 New England Region .

#1

Bay Path University

Longmeadow, MA

Our 2021 rankings named Bay Path University the most popular online school in the New England Region for general biology students. Bay Path is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Longmeadow.

The average amount in student loans that biology majors at Bay Path take out is $27,000. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $280.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Kennebec Valley Community College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the New England Region list. Located in the rural area of Fairfield, Kennebec Valley Community College is a public college with a small student population.

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#3

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, CT

A rank of #3 on this year’s list means University of Saint Joseph is a great place for general biology students pursuing an online degree. Located in the suburb of West Hartford, USJ is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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#4

University of Maine

Orono, ME

A rank of #4 on this year’s list means University of Maine is a great place for general biology students pursuing an online degree. Located in the small suburb of Orono, UMaine is a public school with a fairly large student population.

After completing their degree, biology graduates from UMaine carry an average student debtload of $24,250. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $252, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Explore the most popular online general biology schools for a specific state in the New England region.

State Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 3,212
Connecticut 949
New Hampshire 425
Maine 342
Rhode Island 471
Vermont 218

General Biology is one of 14 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Biology

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 4 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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