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Bioinformatics, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Forest Grove, OR, United States
At the intersection of life and information sciences is the field of Bioinformatics. Explore the science that is used to analyze the human genome, identify targets for drug discovery, develop new algorithms, study molecular evolution and more.

Overview

Bioinformatics is the science of storing, extracting, organizing, analyzing, interpreting and using information in the fields of biological sciences, computer science and mathematics.Students learn to extract information from large databases and use it in computer modeling. They develop problem solving skills, including the ability to develop new algorithms. They learn the language of structure-function relationships, information theory, gene expression, and database query.In the Bioinformatics program, students also gain field experience in industrial and academic settings, as well as internships.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Genome Analysis Workshop
  • Independent Research
  • Senior Capstone
  • Internship in Bioinformatics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Create an account and apply online using the Common Application.
  • Submit High School Transcript and Diploma. If the original document is not in English, please include a certified English translation.
  • Official transcripts of any college work - if the original document is not in English, a certified English translation and course evaluation from a company such as WES or AACRAO also must be included.
  • English Proficiency - Official TOEFL or IELTS Scores must be submitted if applicable.
  • Letter of Recommendation from your teacher or counselor.
  • Bank Statement and Affidavit of Support (pdf) from sponsor (if the bank statement is not in your name). 
  • Copy of Photo Page in Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42594 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42594 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    42594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42594 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Forest Grove

  • 1410 - 2520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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