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Biology - Conservation Biology

Illinois State University

48 months
27069 USD/year
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Biological Sciences majors selecting this sequence will receive broad training in Conservation Biology. This Biology - Conservation Biology sequence at Illinois State University is designed for students seeking careers in the conservation of natural ecosystems and their organisms (all levels of biodiversity).


 You can apply to this university with the help of INTO, free of charge. If you satisfy the university admission requirements and the minimum English language scores you can choose the option of direct undergraduate admission. They will help you apply to multiple universities at once, take care of the student I-20 Form for US entry, and will not charge you any fees for the university application. 

Why study the Biology - Conservation Biology sequence at Illinois State University

Biology is the study of living organisms, but those organisms and their habitats that contribute to the life support system of Earth are declining. Conservation Biology is the science that works on understanding these living systems so that protection, maintenance and restoration of species and their habitats can be done.

With courses such as Ecology, Evolution, Conservation of Animal and Plant Biodiversity, Botany, and Zoology, students in this major will get exposure into a variety of conservation areas, including environmental, animal, and human conservation.

Conservation biologists work in non-governmental and governmental conservation organizations, environmental consulting firms and academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Biological Diversity
  • Molecular & Cellular Basis of Life
  • Ecology
  • Biological Investigations 
  • Genetics
  • Conservation of Animal & Plant Biodiversity 
  • Biological Evolution 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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120 alternative credits


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General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • High School Diploma. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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    27069 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27069 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
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