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Biophysics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Newark, NJ, United States
The Biophysics program is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology. With a primary focus on applied physics, the department offers research-intensive programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels to prepare students for professional careers and to foster the scientific literacy.
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Overview

The Biophysics program is offered by New Jersey Institute of Technology. The mission of the College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA) is to address the complexities of modern life at the intersection of science, technology and human values, and to provide the intellectual foundations necessary to understand and analyze them. CSLA is dedicated to instruction that develops fundamental principles, informed and enriched by research that encourages innovation, enabling students to formulate significant questions, think analytically, offer creative solutions, and communicate them effectively.

CSLA faculty and students are at the forefront of many national research activities, from solar astronomy to mathematical modeling. CSLA provides students with skill sets for professional success that include literacy in the mathematical, physical and biological sciences as well as traditional liberal arts disciplines. CSLA partners with departments throughout the university to explore emerging frontiers and expand interdisciplinary initiatives in such areas as genomics, robotics, mathematical biology, nanotechnology and environmental science.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    127 credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Physics 
  • Calculus 
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Fundamentals of Chemical Principles 
  • Introduction to Data Reduction with Applications
  • General Chemistry 
  • General Biology
  • Survey of Probability and Statistics
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Differential Equations
  • Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers
  • Introductory Thermodynamics
  • Foundations Of Biology
  • Classical Mechanics 
  • Electromagnetism 
  • Virtual Instrumentation
  • Biochemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • High school academic record: We consider your entire record—especially your grades in math, science, and English. Your completed course work should include English composition, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, chemistry, and physics. If you're transferring from another school, you should also have completed pre-calculus and calculus.
  • We'll also take into account trends in your performance—for example, if your grades improved between your freshman and senior year.
  • Standardized test scores: SAT scores or ACT scores, using the math + critical reading composite. 
  • The average composite SAT score for our enrolling freshmen is 1190. If your score is below 1100, we recommend that you retake the test to try to raise it. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1237 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1237 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    529 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 529 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newark

  • 935 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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