B.Sc. On Campus

Forensic Science

University of North Dakota

48 months
17763 USD/year
13322 USD/year
8881 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With the Forensic Science program from University of North Dakota students will explore the intersection of science and criminal justice and prepare to thrive in a fast-growing field.


Combining science, criminal justice and the law, forensic science offers some of today’s most fascinating careers. As a Forensic Science student at University of North Dakota, you’ll immerse yourself in the forensic lab and learn to apply science to a range of legal issues.

Why Study Forensic Science at UND?

Forensic science is a fast-growing field that offers a variety of career opportunities. In the forensic science program at UND, you'll study everything from biology and chemistry to forensic anthropology and criminal procedures.

An interdisciplinary program, the B.S. draws on resources from departments including anthropology, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, physics and psychology. You can choose from two tracks:

  • The Evidence Technician track prepares you to work as a crime scene technician or another career that involves limited laboratory analysis.
  • The Evidence Analyst track prepares you to perform scientific tests of evidence in a crime lab.

Whichever track you choose, you'll get experience in a forensic laboratory, especially in security, chain of custody and forensic report writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forensic Science
  • Analysis of Forensic Evidence
  • Policing
  • Law for Criminal Justice System
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Contemporary Moral Issues
  • Environmental, Clinical and Forensic Chemical Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17763 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17763 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    13322 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13322 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8881 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8881 USD per year during 48 months.
  • Minnesota residents: 9,947.76 USD per year

Living costs for Grand Forks

1000 - 2180 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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