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Biology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Wooster, OH, United States
Biology is the study of living systems and of the processes, organisms, and environments that have shaped biological diversity on earth. Students who major in Biology at The College of Wooster embark on a fascinating journey which can take them from the detailed examination of the inner workings of a cell to the complex interactions between species. 
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Biology students at Wooster work closely with professional biologists who are dedicated and caring teachers as well as active scientists. The biology curriculum provides students with an engaging learning environment, one that fosters a mastery of the biological concepts required for independent and life-long learning. 

The programme

From introductory courses through upper-level classes, students are encouraged to make connections and to build on their skills in experimental design and hypothesis-testing. Small class sizes and investigative laboratory experiences permit faculty to guide student growth and to encourage intellectual creativity. This preparation builds camaraderie and proficiency, and gives students the quality of mind and the laboratory tools to move easily into the Independent Study during their junior and senior years.  

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topic in Biology
  • Foundations of Biology
  • Gateway to Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Cell Physiology
  • Genes and Genomes 
  • Microbiology

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:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Official Transcript
  • Secondary School Report
  • Teacher Evaluation
  • Official SAT/ACT and TOEFL/IELTS

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    48600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48600 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Wooster

  • 1022 - 1690 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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