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Biology, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Buffalo, NY, United States
Biology majors at Canisius College enjoy being challenged in the classroom, lab, and the field; they are thereby provided the tools for success in post-graduate studies and careers of interest. In biology, you will prepare for a broad selection of paths in the biological sciences including industry, research, health-related professions, and education.
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Overview

The Biology Department at Canisius College seeks to engage and challenge students through personalized educational experiences that prepare graduates for success in any biology-related career. 

Learning outcomes

Department courses emphasize active faculty-student mentorship through small class size and hands-on scientific practice in the lab and field. Faculty members provide a broad coverage of expertise that offers students a solid foundation in core biological principles/skills. The program's diverse research interests give students the vital benefit of research opportunities that address significant biological questions. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Domestic - priority deadline 1 November
    • International - at least 30 days prior to the start date
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Inferential Statistics and Computers for Science
  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Chemistry
  • Basic Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
  • Calculus

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A completed application
  • Copy of Passport biographical page
  • Secondary school transcripts. These transcripts must be originals, in English, certified by your school. 
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency 
  • If you have attended a college or university, please submit transcripts with English translations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28630 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28630 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Buffalo

  • 920 - 1560 USD/month
    Living Costs

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