B.Sc. On Campus


University of Detroit Mercy

48 months
43452 USD/year
29562 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Interested in a career in medicine, dental or science? A Biology degree from University of Detroit Mercy uniquely positions you for medical and advanced degrees in the sciences. Our students find success and have achieved an exceptional rate of acceptance into some of the top graduate and professional schools in the U.S.


Unlike other universities, Detroit Mercy gives you an opportunity to participate in a hands-on, authentic research project during your first-year! Learn more about our SEA-PHAGES and First Year Research Experience in Science programs.

The Bachelor of Science with a Major in Biology degree provides personal instruction by scholars in their field, strong laboratory resources and experiences and broad coverage of the various areas of biology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Biology program from University of Detroit Mercy will be able to:

  • read, understand, and critically interpret primary biological literature in multiple disciplines of biology.
  • design, conduct, statistically analyze, and communicate (in writing and orally) biological research through inquiry-based experiences.
  • recognize and understand ethical principles of fundamental and applied science and practice in society.
  • understand and apply broad concepts of ecological and evolutionary theory as well as their underlying principles and mechanisms.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Biology
  • Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
  • Plant Form and Function 
  • Physiology 
  • Evolution

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school transcript
  • ACT or SAT scores
  • A writing sample of at least 250 words on a topic of your choice
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Submit a CV or Resume
  • An official bank statement showing a total amount to cover the first year of study including tuition and living expenses.
  • Submit a copy of the information pages of your passport. 
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43452 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21726 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    29562 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14781 USD per semester during 48 months.


Living costs for Highland Park

1000 - 1500 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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