B.A. On Campus


Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

48 months
36050 USD/year
36050 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biology major offered by Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is suited for those who desire to enter a variety of fields, including biological research, medicine, dentistry, and veterinary science.


The Biology program offered by Saint Mary's University of Minnesota includes a course sequence that covers the hierarchical organization of living systems molecule, organelle, cell, tissue, organ system, individual organism, population, community, and ecosystem. The program includes a sequence of courses intended to develop an approach to independent study through an experience in biological research. Biology majors who wish to enter specific fields can choose from a variety of electives to satisfy their needs and interests.

Career Options

Students graduating from Saint Mary's with a degree in biology are prepared for professional positions as biological scientists, clinical laboratory technologists, dentists, forensic scientists, medical doctors, medical scientists, science technicians, secondary teachers, and veterinarians.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology I: Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • General Biology II: Form and Function of Animals and Plants
  • General Biology III: Ecology, Evolution and Biological Diversity
  • Biology Field Experience
  • Biology Laboratory Experience
  • General Chemistry I

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


122 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application. Saint Mary's has an online application and also accepts the Common Application.
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official test scores - ACT, SAT, or Classic Learning tests are accepted.
  • An essay or brief personal statement. In 250 words or fewer, please tell us about: a significant experience you've had, an accomplishment or risk you have taken, a person who has made a difference in your life, a topic of concern to you, or anything else you think would help us learn more about you. You can also choose to submit a graded paper or write something new!
  • Letters of recommendation are optional.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36050 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    36050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36050 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Winona

800 - 1300 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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