Best Colleges with Biotechnology Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Biotechnology, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Biotechnology is a popular major and can be found at many different colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Biotechnology degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Biotechnology degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Biotechnology.

The Best Biotechnology Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University offers 4 Biotechnology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 662 students graduated in the study area of Biotechnology with students earning 662 Master's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
2 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 2 Biotechnology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 64 students graduated in the study area of Biotechnology with students earning 64 Master's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
3 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 2 Biotechnology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 90 students graduated in the study area of Biotechnology with students earning 90 Master's degrees.

Based on 56 Reviews
4 Georgetown University Washington, DC

Georgetown University offers 2 Biotechnology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 96 students graduated in the study area of Biotechnology with students earning 96 Master's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
5 Northwestern University Evanston, IL

Northwestern University offers 4 Biotechnology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 74 students graduated in the study area of Biotechnology with students earning 74 Master's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
6 Brown University Providence, RI

Brown University offers 2 Biotechnology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 22 students graduated in the study area of Biotechnology with students earning 22 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
7 Tufts University Medford, MA

Tufts University offers 8 Biotechnology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Biotechnology with students earning 8 Bachelor's degrees, 4 Certificates degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 Brandeis University Waltham, MA

Brandeis University offers 4 Biotechnology Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Biotechnology with students earning 18 Master's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
9 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 2 Biotechnology Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 64 students graduated in the study area of Biotechnology with students earning 64 Master's degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
10 University of California-Davis Davis, CA

University of California-Davis offers 2 Biotechnology Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small suburb. In 2015, 152 students graduated in the study area of Biotechnology with students earning 152 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 92 Reviews

List of Biotechnology Schools in the U.S.

Filter:
Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
5/5
6 : 1 22,686
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Georgetown University Georgetown University Washington, DC
5/5
13 : 1 18,459
Northwestern University Northwestern University Evanston, IL
5/5
10 : 1 21,655
Brown University Brown University Providence, RI
5/5
12 : 1 9,458
Tufts University Tufts University Medford, MA
5/5
11 : 1 11,137
Brandeis University Brandeis University Waltham, MA
5/5
14 : 1 5,752
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
University of California-Davis University of California-Davis Davis, CA
3/5
15 : 1 35,186
Northeastern University Northeastern University Boston, MA
5/5
15 : 1 19,940
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA
5/5
11 : 1 12,963
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
3/5
7 : 1 43,651
University of California-Irvine University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA
3/5
17 : 1 30,836
George Washington University George Washington University Washington, DC
5/5
17 : 1 26,212
University Logo Seminole State College of Florida Sanford, FL
2/5
49 : 1 17,741
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA
4/5
16 : 1 47,307
American University American University Washington, DC
5/5
14 : 1 13,198
Syracuse University Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
5/5
18 : 1 21,789
University of Central Florida University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
2/5
41 : 1 62,953
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL
4/5
20 : 1 45,842
University Logo University of Georgia Athens, GA
3/5
18 : 1 36,130
Brigham Young University-Provo Brigham Young University-Provo Provo, UT
2/5
24 : 1 33,469
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
3/5
12 : 1 42,716

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Getting a Biotechnology Degree Online

Schools offering online Biotechnology degrees

Online Biotechnology degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 331 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Biotechnology degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Johns Hopkins University 0 0 0 331 0
University of Maryland-University College 11 0 0 87 0
Ivy Tech Community College 5 26 0 0 0
Humacao Community College 0 11 0 0 0
Stevenson University 0 0 7 0 0
How many schools offer online Biotechnology degrees?
  • 3 Certificates
  • 2 Associate's
  • 1 Bachelor's
  • 2 Master's

What degrees do people get in Biotechnology?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 69 Colleges 313 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 90 Colleges 901 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 68 Colleges 561 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 6 Colleges 6 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 76 Colleges 1,225 Graduates

Biotechnology Degree Overview

Researching a Biotechnology degree you will find that there are many opportunities for a traditional degree as well as higher education possibilities. Earning a degree in Biotechnology may take more time than just your traditional degree as it is prevalent to acquire advanced degrees as well as the traditional. The most typical Biotechnology degree earned was a master's degree, however, schools more commonly offer a bachelor's degree. The second most popular Biotechnology degree that people obtain is a bachelor's degree. While a master's degree is slightly more popular, both are very typical options. Although a doctoral degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. Picking a degree in Biotechnology will ultimately come down to what you hope to achieve with that degree in addition to finding something that meets your personal requirements such as school availability and schedule flexibility.

Average cost of college for a Biotechnology degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,890 Public In-State
$14,303 Private In-State
$8,209 Public Out-of-State
$14,303 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$8,213 Public In-State
$28,520 Private In-State
$19,697 Public Out-of-State
$28,584 Private Out-of-State
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