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Biology, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Providence, RI, United States
The curriculum of the Biology program of Johnson & Wales University is interdisciplinary and exposes you to chemistry, physics, molecular biology, ecology, and biochemistry — essentials of the future of scientific progress. In our organismal and microbiology labs you’ll get up close and personal with the organisms that you are studying.
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Small class sizes of the Biology program of Johnson & Wales University are a key part of the JWU experience. You will have a close relationship with faculty members who will be standing by your side as you begin to explore the worlds within your microscope.

You’ll be exposed to interactive and problem-based learning in classes and labs as well as through an optional internship. A broad range of opportunities allow you to explore your interests, whether in a research lab or in an environmental role.

Occupational Outlook

Some professions may require additional study, background checks, certifications, licenses, exams and/or experience as required qualifications for employment. Students are responsible for verifying that they can meet the employment requirements of potential employers.

  • Agricultural and Food Scientists
  • Agricultural Engineers
  • Agricultural Sciences Teachers, postsecondary
  • Biological Science Teachers, postsecondary
  • Biological Scientists
  • Biological Technicians
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Environmental Science Teachers, postsecondary
  • Environmental Scientists and Specialists
  • Forensic Science Technicians
  • Forestry and Conservation Science teachers, postsecondary
  • Microbiologists
  • Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
  • Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Early admission: November 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    181 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Functional Human Anatomy and Functional Human Anatomy Lab
  • Microbiology
  • Fundamentals of Immunology
  • Coastal Ecology
  • Genetics
  • The Business of Sustainability

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency if applicable
  • Completed and signed International Student Financial Declaration Form for undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Certified bank statement or government sponsorship letter verifying financial support for one academic year
  • Copy of biographical section of your valid passport
  • Submit Admissions Forms
  • Non-U.S. students transferring to JWU from another U.S. post-secondary institution must submit a Transfer Verification Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34376 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34376 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Providence

  • 1030 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

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