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

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Key facts:

Veterinary schools require students to take natural sciences classes, but the exact requirements vary by school. Certain courses are required for most schools, including:

  • Two semesters of Biology, with labs
  • Two semesters of General Chemistry, with labs
  • Two semesters of General Physics, with labs
  • Two semesters of Organic Chemistry, with labs
  • One semester of Biochemistry
  • College English
  • College Math and/or Statistics

Biological Sciences (Concentration in Pre-Veterinary Medicine) students at Ohio University also should obtain clinical experience through shadowing, volunteering or employment. You will benefit from a firsthand view of your prospective career, and veterinary schools give weight to this experience in admissions.

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).

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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