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Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
Watervliet, NY, United States
The biology program at Siena prepares you for a variety of career paths—from engineering to zoology to careers in health care and more—as well as competitive graduate and professional programs. Small, faculty-taught classes focus on critical thinking and active engagement through a broad-based, laboratory-intensive curriculum.
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Overview

Siena's biology program is designed to prepare you for competitive postgraduate programs and careers. This is accomplished through an intense, rigorous curriculum and high expectations.  

As a Siena College biology major, you will work hard, but you'll also form lifelong bonds and have a lot of fun, too. The high standards of our program ensure that students who excel in our program are routinely accepted into high quality medical and other professional schools. Equally important, our alumni report back that their  education prepared them well for life after Siena.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology I
  • Advanced General Biology
  • Molecular Genetics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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

To apply to Siena as an incoming freshman, follow the steps below:

  • Choose either Siena’s Fast Forward Application or the Common Application
  • Submit one essay or graded paper
  • Official high-school transcript
  • School counselor letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36675 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    36675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36675 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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