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2021 Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the Southeast Region

15 Colleges
$26,313 Avg Salary
$24,646 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.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

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 Southeast Region to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 15 schools in the Southeast 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.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for biology majors pursuing an online .

Our analysis found Florida International University to be the most popular school for general biology students who want to pursue an online degree in the Southeast Region . Located in the large suburb of Miami, FIU is a public college with a very large student population.

After completing their degree, biology graduates from FIU carry an average student debtload of $17,072. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $177.

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#2

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means University of Florida is a great place for general biology students pursuing an online degree. UF is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Gainesville.

After completing their degree, biology graduates from UF carry an average student debtload of $16,250. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $169.

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Out of the 15 schools in the Southeast Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Copiah-Lincoln Community College landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the rural area of Wesson, Copiah-Lincoln Community College is a public school with a small student population.

While working on their degree, biology majors at Copiah-Lincoln Community College accumulate an average of around $4,000 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $42.

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#4

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville, GA

A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Georgia Military College is a great place for general biology students pursuing an online degree. Located in the town of Milledgeville, Georgia Military College is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend East Mississippi Community College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the Southeast Region list. EMCC is a small public school located in the rural area of Scooba.

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Life University

Marietta, GA

Life University ranked #6 on this year’s Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the Southeast Region list. Located in the city of Marietta, Life is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

Biology majors at Life take out an average of $18,834 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $195.

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With a ranking of #7, Itawamba Community College did quite well on this year’s best schools for general biology students. Located in the town of Fulton, ICC is a public college with a small student population.

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With a ranking of #7, Holmes Community College did quite well on this year’s best schools for general biology students. Holmes Community College is a moderately-sized public school located in the rural area of Goodman.

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University of Florida-Online

Gainesville, FL

University of Florida-Online came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the Southeast Region ranking. Located in the midsize city of Gainesville, UF Online is a public college with a small student population.

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Thomas University

Thomasville, GA

Thomas University ranked #10 on this year’s Most Popular Online General Biology Schools in the Southeast Region list. TU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the distant town of Thomasville.

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

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 3,170
Florida 5,663
Virginia 3,345
North Carolina 3,519
Tennessee 1,493
South Carolina 1,743
Kentucky 1,145
Louisiana 1,437
Alabama 1,754
Arkansas 868
Mississippi 1,347
West Virginia 520

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

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 15 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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