Best Colleges with Natural Sciences Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Natural Sciences, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Natural Sciences 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 Natural Sciences 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 Natural Sciences degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Natural Sciences.

The Best Natural Sciences Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Harvard University offers 1 Natural Sciences Degree program. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 29 students graduated in the study area of Natural Sciences with students earning 29 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
2 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University offers 2 Natural Sciences Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 19 students graduated in the study area of Natural Sciences with students earning 19 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
3 Colgate University Hamilton, NY

Colgate University offers 2 Natural Sciences Degree programs. It's a small private university in a far away town. In 2015, 1 students graduated in the study area of Natural Sciences with students earning 1 Bachelor's degree.

Based on 4 Reviews
4 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

Pepperdine University offers 1 Natural Sciences Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb.

Based on 8 Reviews
5 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH

Case Western Reserve University offers 2 Natural Sciences Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city.

Based on 16 Reviews
6 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers 1 Natural Sciences Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a small city.

Based on 16 Reviews
7 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA

Loyola Marymount University offers 1 Natural Sciences Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 49 students graduated in the study area of Natural Sciences with students earning 49 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
8 University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
UW Seattle

University of Washington-Seattle Campus offers 2 Natural Sciences Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city.

Based on 144 Reviews
9 University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY

University at Buffalo offers 1 Natural Sciences Degree program. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Natural Sciences with students earning 20 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR

Oregon State University offers 2 Natural Sciences Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 58 students graduated in the study area of Natural Sciences with students earning 57 Bachelor's degrees, and 1 Certificates degree.

Based on 68 Reviews

List of Natural Sciences Schools in the U.S.

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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
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
5/5
6 : 1 22,686
Colgate University Colgate University Hamilton, NY
5/5
10 : 1 2,861
Pepperdine University Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
5/5
16 : 1 7,632
Case Western Reserve University Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
5/5
9 : 1 11,340
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY
5/5
16 : 1 6,982
Loyola Marymount University Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
5/5
13 : 1 9,392
University of Washington-Seattle Campus University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
3/5
12 : 1 45,408
University at Buffalo University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
3/5
17 : 1 29,796
Oregon State University Oregon State University Corvallis, OR
3/5
21 : 1 29,576
Hofstra University Hofstra University Hempstead, NY
5/5
16 : 1 10,814
Temple University Temple University Philadelphia, PA
4/5
15 : 1 38,007
Virginia Commonwealth University Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
3/5
14 : 1 30,918
Xavier University Xavier University Cincinnati, OH
5/5
14 : 1 6,260
Colorado State University-Fort Collins Colorado State University-Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO
3/5
19 : 1 30,614
San Jose State University San Jose State University San Jose, CA
2/5
31 : 1 32,773
University Logo University of Puerto Rico-Cayey Cayey, PR
2/5
26 : 1 3,707
University of La Verne University of La Verne La Verne, CA
5/5
21 : 1 8,334
University Logo University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras San Juan, PR
2/5
18 : 1 16,454
Dallas Baptist University Dallas Baptist University Dallas, TX
5/5
44 : 1 5,319
Dominican University Dominican University River Forest, IL
5/5
15 : 1 3,696
California State University-Fullerton California State University-Fullerton Fullerton, CA
2/5
30 : 1 38,948
Madonna University Madonna University Livonia, MI
4/5
19 : 1 3,704
Concordia College at Moorhead Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead, MN
5/5
12 : 1 2,177
Arizona State University-Tempe Arizona State University-Tempe Tempe, AZ
3/5
27 : 1 51,984

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Getting a Natural Sciences Degree Online

Schools offering online Natural Sciences degrees

Online Natural Sciences degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 180 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Natural Sciences 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
Mesa Community College 180 0 0 0 0
Harvard University 0 0 29 0 0
Excelsior College 0 0 14 0 0
University of Alaska Fairbanks 0 11 0 0 0
Rio Salado College 11 0 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Natural Sciences degrees?
  • 3 Certificates
  • 1 Associate's
  • 3 Bachelor's

What degrees do people get in Natural Sciences?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 28 Colleges 511 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 84 Colleges 688 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 13 Colleges 916 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 2 Colleges 2 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 17 Colleges 88 Graduates

Natural Sciences Degree Overview

When it comes to choosing a Natural Sciences degree, there are many selections for a traditional degree as well as higher education possibilities. A degree in Natural Sciences will sometimes not require a extensive amount of time investment and is often achieved in only a year or two. The most commonplace Natural Sciences degree earned was a certificate, however, schools more commonly offer a bachelor's degree. The second most popular Natural Sciences degree that people obtain is a bachelor's degree. While a certificate 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. Keeping in mind what you hope to achieve by earning a degree in Natural Sciences, look to choose a degree at a school that can meet your flexibility and schedule needs.

Average cost of college for a Natural Sciences degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,061 Public In-State
$7,055 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$7,031 Public In-State
$27,462 Private In-State
$17,306 Public Out-of-State
$27,462 Private Out-of-State
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