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Professional Biology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

During the Professional Biology program of University of Evansville students can tailor their area of interest in graduate school or in their area of study for programs in pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-optometry, and pre-veterinary medicine.

Benefits for UE Biology Students

  • Last year’s senior class of professional biology majors tested in the top one percent nationally based upon the ETS Major Field Test for Biology.
  • 80 percent of last year’s senior class received support to conduct undergraduate research, both at UE and at other universities.
  • Among the 2013 graduating seniors, 20 percent are enrolled in medical school, 27 percent are enrolled in graduate programs in the life sciences, and 40 percent have begun careers in STEM-related areas.
  • 90 percent of UE biology graduates, across the past five years, are currently studying or working in a STEM-related field.
  • Of the 2013 class that applied to graduate school, 100 percent were accepted.
  • In addition to University-based scholarship support, biology majors can receive merit-based financial aid through endowed scholarships for biology students.
  • 60 percent of last year’s biology graduating class participated in study abroad programs.

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:
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Clinical Microbiology Lab
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Human Anatomy/Physiology Lab
  • Modern Biology: Environmental Perspectives
  • Introductory Bio: Molecular Perspectives

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5.5

    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

  • Copy of the passport (photo page) OR Copies of the I-20 and visa if previously issued a U.S. student/other visa
  • Official/stamped copies of all certificates, diplomas, and transcripts sent from secondary schools.
  • Official Test scores
  • Two personal essays on two of the following four topics of your choice
  • Two recommendation letters from different high school teachers (Not required but highly recommended)
  • A personal statement (not required but recommended)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36300 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36300 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evansville

  • 960 - 1560 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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