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Associate’s Degrees in Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other)

93 Yearly Graduations
$10,500 Median Debt
81% Women
An associate's degree in biomedical science is offered at 9 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 32% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 3.2% of biomedical science graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Biomedical Science Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 93 students earned their associate's degree in biomedical science. This makes it the 185th most popular associate's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in biomedical science at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,591
Master’s Degree 1,462
Doctor’s Degree 239
Graduate Certificate 187
Associate’s Degree 93
Basic Certificate 66
Undergraduate Certificate 8

Earnings of Biomedical Science Majors With Associate’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an associate's degree in biomedical science is $10,500. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $10,500 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $10,500.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $109.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate's degree in biomedical science. About 80.6% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 18
Women 75
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Biomedical Science

The racial-ethnic distribution of biomedical science associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 57
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 22
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Biomedical Science Associate's Degree Students

There are 9 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in biomedical science. Learn more about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Seminole State College

Seminole, Oklahoma
50 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for biomedical science students seekingan associate's degree is Seminole State College. Each year, around 1,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 50 associate's degrees were handed out to biomedical science majors at Seminole State College. Of these students, 86% were women and 40% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Murray State College

Tishomingo, Oklahoma
16 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Murray State College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in biomedical science. Roughly 2,000 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 people received their associate's degree in biomedical science from Murray State College. About 75% of this group were women, and 31% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Cumberland University

Lebanon, Tennessee
11 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for biomedical science majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Cumberland University. Each year, around 2,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $22,950 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,600 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 associate's degrees were handed out to biomedical science majors at CU. About 55% of this group were women, and 9% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Vincennes University

Vincennes, Indiana
9 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for biomedical science majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Vincennes University. Roughly 17,200 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their associate's degree in biomedical science from Vincennes University. About 89% of this group were women, and 22% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Mohave Community College

Kingman, Arizona
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mohave Community College comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in biomedical science. The biomedical science program at Mohave Community College awarded 5 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Massachusetts Bay Community College

Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for biomedical science majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Massachusetts Bay Community College. Each year, around 4,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 associate's degrees were handed out to biomedical science majors at MassBay Community College. About 50% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to biomedical science that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Biology 6,832
Biotechnology 198
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 81
Ecology & Systematics Biology 48
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 45

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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