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Biology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Ames, IA, United States
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Overview

Biology is the study of all aspects of life on this planet.

The biology program at Iowa State provides a broad education in all aspects of modern biology. With over 200 faculty who are biologists, our students have the opportunity to learn from research and educational leaders in all fields of the biological sciences.

Graduates with a biology degree from Iowa State pursue a variety of careers, including:

  • environmental biologist
  • medical technologist
  • microbiologist
  • molecular biologist
  • pharmacist
  • physical therapist
  • physician
  • teacher / professor
  • veterinarian
  • wildlife biologist

Biology is constantly in the news. Human genome sequencing, embryonic stem cell research, molecular biology and gene manipulation creating genetically modified crops, anthrax, and other forms of biological warfare; all of these topics begin in the field of biology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Iowa State University operates on a rolling admissions basis.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Restoration Ecology
  • Environmental Physiology
  • Introduction to Molecular Biology Techniques
  • Introduction to Molecular Biology Techniques: DNA Techniques
  • Introduction to Molecular Biology Techniques: Protein

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved above-average academic performance in their previous education. We have outlined the minimum academic requirements by country. Please note that these are minimum requirements, not guarantees of admission. We may impose more rigorous requirements to meet the university’s enrollment needs.
  • English Proficiency Requirement
  • SAT/ACT Examinations
  • Application Fee
  • Summary of Required Supplemental Materials
  • Academic Records

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24862 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12431 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11615 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4021 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ames

  • 1158 - 1800 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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