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John Carroll University

48 months
42676 USD/year
42676 USD/year
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The Biology program from John Carroll University is for students seeking careers that require a strong background in biology and chemistry, including medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician’s assistant, public health, veterinary medicine, teaching, research, and other professions. 


Course Description

The Biology program from John Carroll University is broad in focus, providing students with a strong knowledge base in all three core areas of biology:

  • Cellular and molecular biology
  • Organismal biology
  • Evolutionary biology, ecology, and diversity

The major also prepares you for graduate programs in biology and related disciplines such as organismal and evolutionary biology, ecology, developmental biology, physiology, and neuroscience.

You’ll learn about basic chemical principles, plant and animal anatomy and physiology, cell division, and reactions and products of photosynthesis, along with many other foundational skills. After your introductory classes, you’ll be able to learn about genetics, epidemiology, microbiology, physiology, anatomy, and ecology among other topics.

You may even have the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica and examine tropical biology or the western United States to study desert biology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tropical Biology (taught in Costa Rica)
  • Principles of Ecology 
  • Terrestrial Ecology 
  • Local Summer Flora 
  • Global Climate Change 
  • Evolution 
  • Tropical Field Biology 
  • Biology of Amphibia

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

John Carroll University reviews applications and accepts students on a rolling basis.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the Common Application online.
  • Ask your high school counseling office to submit your official transcript, Common Application School Report and/or Common Application Counselor Recommendation. A Common Application Teacher Evaluation is optional.
  • Submit your ACT and/or SAT test results.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42676 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42676 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    42676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42676 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for University Heights

1099 - 1813 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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Updated over a year ago

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