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Biology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) New York City, NY, United States
The Department of Biology at Yeshiva University offers a broad liberal arts education, providing students with an understanding of the biotic world, from molecules and cells through organisms and ecosystems. A wide range of courses cover the fundamentals of modern biology, as well as cutting-edge areas of molecular biology and biomedical research. 
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Faculty have on-campus research laboratories and involve the undergraduates in their projects. Faculty members publish their research in scientific peer-reviewed journals, frequently listing their undergraduate research interns as co-authors. The quality of science training at Stern College for Women has made our students highly competitive for external summer undergraduate research internships in industry, universities and medical institutions.

Course work and research opportunities develop students analytical and experimental skills, enabling them to continue their study of science at advanced levels of graduate and professional education. Students majoring in biology pursue careers in medicine, dentistry and optometry, as well as in a spectrum of other health-related professions, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, nutrition and genetic counseling.

Other students continue their graduate education in public health, biotechnology and basic and applied biomedical research.

Biology at Yeshiva University Learning Goals:

  • Biology majors will be able to understand the main principles of modern biology, with an emphasis on the biomedical sciences.
  • Biology majors will be able to apply skills in modern laboratory techniques and knowledge of the scientific method to analyze scientific problems and to create their own scientific investigations.
  • Biology majors will be able to critically evaluate scientific literature according to established scientific criteria.
  • Biology majors will be able to express scientific ideas, both in written and oral communication.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Human Biology
  • Principles of Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Invertebrate Zoology

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B

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

Candidates are expected to meet the following criteria in order to apply:

  • High school GPA of 85 or above (or a strong B average)
  • SAT score of 1170 (out of 1600) or above or ACT composite score of 24 or above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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