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Amherst College

48 months
76800 USD/year
76800 USD/year
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The Biology major from Amherst College consists of foundational Introductory courses and upper-level requirements across broad fields of biology. 


Key Features

The Biology curriculum is designed to meet the needs of students preparing for postgraduate work in biology or allied careers, as well as to provide the insights of biology to other students whose area of specialization lies outside biology.

Biology majors at Amherst College study introductory Biology, Chemistry,and Math, Statistics, and/or Physics, and then have a wide choice of upper-level Biology courses to fulfill the major. Many Biology majors choose to do a senior honors research project culminating in a thesis and graduation with departmental honors in Biology. The department also offers many Prizes & Awards for students at various steps of their Biology major.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food, Fiber, and Pharmaceuticals
  • Contagion
  • Adaptation and the Organism
  • Molecules, Genes and Cells
  • Disease Ecology
  • Neurobiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application, Coalition Application OR QuestBridge Application
  • Amherst College Writing Supplement 
  • $65 Application Fee (non-refundable) or Fee Waiver (requested through Common Application, Coalition Application or Amherst's Quick Pass).
  • School Report
  • Secondary School Transcript
  • Counselor Recommendation (College Counselor / Guidance Counselor)
  • Two Teacher Recommendations (English, Math, Science, Social Studies or Foreign Language)
  • Optional Standardized Test Results for the SAT or ACT (either self-reported or official scores).
  • Early Decision Agreement (for ED applicants)
  • First marking period grades from senior year (for ED applicants)
  • Mid-Year School Report Form (as soon as first trimester/first semester grades are available)
  • Mid-Year Transcript (as soon as first trimester/first semester grades are available)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    76800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 76800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    76800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 76800 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Amherst Center

1228 - 2543 USD /month
Living costs

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


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