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Biomolecular Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) Potsdam, NY, United States
Science has undergone a remarkable transformation over the last few decades and nowhere has the impact been more dramatic than at the interface between biology and chemistry — the biomolecular sciences.
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Overview

Breakthroughs in this field have led to astounding recent developments in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, genetic engineering, and medicine.

Few sciences will have the impact on our lives that Biomolecular Science does — or offer the opportunity for individuals to make such a vast variety of important contributions to the world. Biomolecular science is truly a science for the 21st century.

Growing career opportunities:

Clarkson’s degree program in biomolecular science was developed in response to the growing number and variety of industrial and government positions for students with strong backgrounds in both chemistry and biology. Careers span the full range of the chemical and biological sciences, with exceptional opportunities in the following areas:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Genetic engineering
  • Forensics
  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical industries
  • Health sciences

The biomolecular science degree program meets pre-professional requirements for medical, dental and veterinary schools, and Clarkson’s own Doctor of Physical Therapy program. It is also excellent preparation for industrial positions or careers in pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnological industries. And, depending on electives, graduates may enter advanced degree programs across the entire spectrum of the chemical, biological, medical and health sciences.

Accreditation

Clarkson University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Life’s Diversity
  • Cell and Molecular Biology with Lab
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology Lab

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

International students:

  • Common Application
  • Official secondary school transcript, mark sheets, and national exam scores (if applicable).
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • SAT or ACT score reports
  • Clarkson SAT code: 2084
  • Clarkson ACT code: 2698
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports, if English is not your first language
  • Certification of Finances Form (PDF)
  • Copy of your current passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    64018 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 64018 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    64018 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 64018 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Potsdam

  • 892 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Available scholarships include:

  • Fellowship Scholarship (3.3 GPA, 550 GMAT) - $10,000
  • Dean's Scholarship (3.5 GPA, 600 GMAT) - $15,000
  • Presidential Scholarship (3.7 GPA, 650 GMAT) - $25,000
  • Trustees Scholarship (3.9 GPA, 700 GMAT) - $50,000

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