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Biological Sciences (Concentration in Pre-Medicine), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Key facts about The Biological Sciences (Concentration in Pre-Medicine)  program:

Medical school requirements include:

  • 2 semesters of biology, with labs
  • 2 semesters of chemistry, with labs
  • 2 semesters of organic chemistry, with labs
  • 2 semesters of physics, with labs
  • Many schools also require a year of college English and college math.
  • Courses in anatomy, physiology, genetics, immunology, biochemistry, social sciences and the humanities often are strongly recommended.

You'll find many student clubs to choose from at Ohio University, including clubs that focus on pre-health careers or scientific research. Involvement in your campus community is important for your professional development and networking. Keep in mind that most medical schools prefer to see evidence of leadership and serious commitment to a few extracurricular activities rather than superficial participation in many.

Accreditation

Ohio University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) (formerly the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education). While over 30 of the University's academic programs are accredited by their own specialized accreditors, Ohio University as a whole is accredited by HLC; all of the University's programs and units are covered by this institution-wide accreditation. HLC offers three different pathways to institutional accreditation. They are the Standard Pathway, the Open Pathway, and the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) pathway. Ohio University has been in AQIP since 2002. The next Reaffirmation of Ohio University's accreditation is scheduled for 2025-26; however, AQIP is on an eight-year cycle, so it will occur in 2023-24.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Sciences I: Molecules and Cells
  • Biological Sciences II: Ecology, Evolution, Animal Body Systems
  • Fundamentals of Animal Cell Biology
  • General Microbiology
  • Principles of Evolution
  • Principles of Physiology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 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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