B.Sc. On Campus

Avian Biology

University of Georgia

48 months
28830 USD/year
28830 USD/year
9790 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students in the Avian Biology major at University of Georgia major will receive broad training in applied avian sciences and a strong grounding in the biological sciences paired with hands-on learning experiences to prepare them for careers in education, environmental protection, resource conservation etc.



To prepare for courses to earn an Avian Biology degree at University of Georgia we recommend you:

  • Participate in FFA or 4-H poultry judging
  • Intern or volunteer at a bird sanctuary, zoological park or wildlife rehabilitation center
  • Take AP and/or Honors science courses

Hands-On Learning

  • Labs with live birds and specimens
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Undergraduate teaching opportunities
  • Internship opportunities
  • Participate in student clubs and organizations
  • Field studies in Costa Rica
  • Study abroad opportunities 

Programme Structure

  • The unique characteristics of birds provide excellent opportunities for students to learn the basic principles of biology associated with reproduction, behavior, physiology, nutrition, genetics and disease as they relate to avian species. It prepares students in various areas including education, environmental protection, resource conservation, wildlife rehabilitation, and biomedical research.
  • This program provides a broad background in the biological sciences that can be used by students to prepare for professional programs in veterinary medicine, pharmacy, medicine, and dentistry, as well as for advanced degrees (Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy) in any of the biological sciences.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee
  • Transcript from your graduating high school
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • Secondary School Report/Counselor Recommendation
  • Teacher/Other Letter of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14415 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    28830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14415 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9790 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4895 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 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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