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Biology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #551 (QS) Bethlehem, PA, United States
The Biology program at Lehigh University include the study of living systems at levels ranging from the structure and function of molecules to the behavior and evolution of communities of organisms. The Department offers four different routes to mastering skills and knowledge in this broad area. 
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Overview

The B.A. and B.S. programs in Biology at Lehigh University provide a broad introduction to biology with opportunities for students to create a program of study suited to their specific interests.

Undergraduates can pursue B.A. or B.S. degrees in biochemistry, biology, molecular biology, or behavioral neuroscience and the Department is affiliated with programs in premedical or predental sciences, and bioengineering. Our curricula offer distinctive experiences that provide exceptional preparation for graduate school, professional training, and careers in health-related industries. Students are actively encouraged to become involved in independent study and honors research where they work directly with faculty and graduate students on the generation of new knowledge.

Biology Careers

Lehigh alumni with a degree or minor in biology work in the environmental or forensic sciences, as science writers, and as teachers at all levels, and go on to study at top graduate schools.

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:

  • Biology Core: Cellular and Molecular
  • Biology Core: Cellular and Molecular Laboratory
  • Survey of Calculus
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • First Year Seminar
  • Biology Core : Genetics
  • Organic Chemistry and Laboratory
  • General Physics I and Laboratory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    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:

    7

    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.

General Requirements

  • $70 Application Fee
  • Electronic submission from your school through the Common Application website is accepted and encouraged.
  • Lehigh University will adopt a test optional policy for the SAT or ACT during the 2020-21 year.
  • Transcripts must have the high school seal and/or official signature and be from a high school with a CEEB code.
  • All non-US citizens are required to submit the Certificate of Finances form filled out for all four years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bethlehem

  • 1000 - 1500 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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