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Molecular and Cellular Biology

Illinois State University

48 months
27069 USD/year
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The bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Illinois State University provides a solid foundation in the life sciences for students seeking careers in medicine, government, or entry-level positions in biotechnology as well as the pharmaceutical industry.


INTO helps you apply for free to your undergraduate degree. If you meet the programme application requirements (including English language scores) you can benefit from Undergraduate Direct Entry for your desired university. They will assist you with multiple university application. The application does not cost you anything. Another great advantage is that you will receive a Form I-20 to get more easily through the student visa process for the United States.

Why study the bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Illinois State University

Molecular and Cellular Biology is ideal for students who wish to study molecular and cellular processes within the context of medical and societal applications.

Molecular and Cellular Biologists seek to understand the fundamental units of life by studying molecules and their relationship with cells and tissues. This includes cells, cellular components, and the functions of macro molecules like DNA, RNA, and proteins.

The undergraduate program encompasses many subfields of Biology where students can choose electives focused in biotechnology, developmental biology, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, and bioinformatics. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Biological Diversity
  • Molecular & Cellular Basis of Life 
  • Cell Biology 
  • Biological Investigations 
  • Genetics 
  • Microbiology 
  • Molecular Biology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

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

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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