BA/BSc On Campus


University of Northern Iowa

48 months
18480 USD/year
18480 USD/year
7780 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


In the Department of Biology at University of Northern Iowa, you will be surrounded by students who are curious and intent upon learning more about the broad discipline of biology.


Bachelor of Arts in Biology at the University of Northern Iowa offers basic preparation for entry-level positions, graduate work or an advanced degree in all health-related areas.

All of our faculty are involved in research and students are encouraged to become a part of this endeavor. In the research setting, students can have hands-on learning throughout a variety of different research studies. Lecture class size in the upper division courses is typically small and students in all lab courses will find they have access to individualized attention. 

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

  • You can be a discoverer of scientific information, not just a consumer. 
  • Qualified students in biology programs have the opportunity to work with faculty members on research projects, giving you the opportunity to truly be a scientist and have great experience to add to graduate and professional school applications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology: Organismal Diversity
  • General Biology: Cell Structure and Function
  • Evolution, Ecology and the Nature of Science
  • General Chemistry
  • Genetics
  • Earth History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application form
  • Non-refundable application fee of $50
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Educational transcripts from secondary school
  • A copy of the personal data page of your passport
  • A completed UNI Financial Statement and Certification form

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18480 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18480 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7780 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Cedar Falls

1119 - 1737 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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