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Most Popular Schools for Biotechnology Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the application of the biological sciences, biochemistry, and genetics to the preparation of new and enhanced agricultural, environmental, clinical, and industrial products, including the commercial exploitation of microbes, plants, and animals. Includes instruction in bioinformatics, gene identification, phylogenetics and comparative genomics, bioinorganic chemistry, immunoassaying, DNA sequencing, xenotransplantation, genetic engineering, industrial microbiology, drug and biologic development, enzyme-based production processes, patent law, biotechnology management and marketing, applicable regulations, and biotechnology ethics.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Seminole State College of Florida 533 9% $4,561
2 Johns Hopkins University 245 4% $61,502
3 University of Maryland-University College 133 1% $7,552
4 Rochester Institute of Technology 76 2% $47,627
5 University of Pennsylvania 70 1% $61,800
6 Rutgers University-New Brunswick 58 1% $29,468
7 University of California-Davis 52 1% $33,066
8 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona 52 1% $22,571
9 Northeastern University 51 1% $58,096
10 Georgetown University 51 1% $62,179
11 University of Houston-Clear Lake 40 2% N/A
12 Polytechnic Institute of New York University 38 3% $59,570
13 Utah Valley University 36 1% $6,062
14 California State University-Channel Islands 36 3% $25,007
15 Worcester State University 33 3% $22,718
16 Rush University 32 5% N/A
17 University of Nebraska at Omaha 31 1% $19,250
18 Mount Wachusett Community College 31 4% $6,100
19 Brigham Young University-Provo 30 0% $17,496
20 University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez 30 2% $3,844
21 University of Central Florida 29 0% $20,839
22 Roosevelt University 29 2% $44,632
23 Northwestern University 27 0% $63,193
24 University at Buffalo 26 0% $23,316
25 Columbia University in the City of New York 24 0% $64,144
26 The University of Texas at San Antonio 24 0% $20,598
27 Indiana University-Bloomington 23 0% $23,820
28 Universidad Del Turabo 23 1% $7,086
29 California State University-San Marcos 22 1% $23,162
30 University of South Florida-Main Campus 22 0% $20,760
31 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 21 0% $22,184
32 University of Wisconsin-Madison 21 0% $23,931
33 Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce 21 3% $13,762
34 University of Houston 20 0% $22,463
35 James Madison University 20 0% $22,740
36 Florida Institute of Technology 19 1% $52,690
37 University of Nevada-Reno 19 1% $22,600
38 Texas A & M University-College Station 18 0% $21,051
39 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon 18 3% $5,445
40 The University of Texas at Dallas 18 0% $24,784
41 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 17 0% $33,592
42 Forsyth Technical Community College 17 1% $2,987
43 North Central State College 17 4% $5,011
44 University of Kentucky 16 0% $23,732
45 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo 16 2% $5,505
46 Southern Oklahoma Technology Center 16 6% N/A
47 Kennesaw State University 15 0% $24,659
48 Texas Tech University 15 0% $21,601
49 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry 15 3% $24,093
50 University of California-Irvine 15 0% $30,504
51 Fortis Institute-Wayne 15 4% $9,025
52 Oregon State University 14 0% $23,559
53 Central New Mexico Community College 14 0% $2,084
54 Community College of Rhode Island 14 1% $5,150
55 University of Georgia 14 0% $22,064
56 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Guayama 14 5% $6,187
57 Bunker Hill Community College 14 1% $5,184
58 Gaston College 14 1% $3,760
59 Kean University 13 0% $26,624
60 Duquesne University 13 1% $44,567
61 Endicott College 13 2% $45,536
62 University of Illinois at Chicago 13 0% $29,320
63 Kent State University at Kent 12 0% $24,926
64 North Dakota State University-Main Campus 12 0% $19,460
65 Portland Community College 12 0% $5,098
66 Southwest Tennessee Community College 12 1% $4,641
67 Brandeis University 12 1% $61,070
68 Erie Community College 12 0% $5,859
69 Stephen F Austin State University 11 0% $22,948
70 Boston University 11 0% $61,446
71 Minnesota State University-Mankato 10 0% $17,562
72 Oklahoma City Community College 10 1% $4,341
73 Des Moines Area Community College 10 0% $17,472
74 Lansing Community College 10 0% $3,880
75 SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill 10 1% $22,661
76 Community College of Allegheny County 10 0% $4,540
77 West Virginia State University 9 2% $18,141
78 William Paterson University of New Jersey 9 0% $27,580
79 Syracuse University 9 0% $57,450
80 Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Barranquitas 9 2% $5,441
81 University of Northern Iowa 9 0% $19,880
82 Marywood University 9 1% $46,556
83 CUNY York College 9 1% $7,344
84 Carnegie Mellon University 9 0% $62,032
85 Northampton County Area Community College 8 0% $17,138
86 Fort Valley State University 8 1% $20,725
87 East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania 8 1% $20,866
88 University of Maryland-Baltimore County 8 0% $24,762
89 Quinsigamond Community College 8 1% $5,994
90 University of Massachusetts-Amherst 8 0% $26,282
91 Miami Dade College 8 0% $5,676
92 Kapiolani Community College 8 1% $3,580
93 Saint Cloud State University 7 0% $19,002
94 San Jacinto Community College 7 0% $2,802
95 Tulsa Community College 7 0% $3,854
96 Stevenson University 7 1% $43,556
97 Mesa Community College 7 0% $3,238
98 Middlesex Community College 7 2% $4,986
99 University of Wisconsin-River Falls 7 0% $17,678
100 Hillsborough Community College 7 0% $16,230

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Biotechnology program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.