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Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #850 (BCR) Augusta, GA, United States
The major in Biology at the Augusta University provides a broad education in the fundamentals of biology via the classroom setting and through hands-on learning in laboratories and at field sites. 
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Overview

The Biology program at the Augusta University prepares students for graduate school and professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, and related fields. 

To enhance professional development and employment potential, students are encouraged to obtain specialized training by participating in basic and applied research in ecology, genetics, microbiology, plant physiology, aquatic biology, cell and molecular biology, physiology, cancer biology, and more.

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: 

  • General Botany 
  • Zoology 
  • Genetics 
  • Cell Biology 
  • Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • Principles of Ecology 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official Application Form: A candidate seeking admission must file an official application for admission and pay a non-refundable application fee prior to the specified deadline. 
  • Application Fee: (Non-refundable): The application fee may be waived for new freshman applicants who provide an approved ACT or SAT I Fee Waiver or NACAC Fee Waiver form.
  • Official Transcript(s): A freshman candidate should ask his or her guidance department to send an official copy of the secondary school record. A transfer candidate should ask the registrar from each college attended to send an official transcript of grades (a separate transcript from each college). 
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT) Scores: A freshman candidate is required to submit SAT scores of the College Board or the ACT score of the American College Testing Program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3446 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Augusta

  • 900 - 1400 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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