48 months
42250 USD/year
42250 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biology program at Jacksonville University is designed for students to gain a solid foundation in the biological sciences and the opportunity to tailor their interests in the fields of molecular and cellular biology, microbiology, ecology, or plant and animal biology.


Courses in the Biology program from Jacksonville University include innovative investigative laboratories, emphasizing active learning and technology. The curriculum includes valuable writing and research components, preparing students for their professions in the 21st century. 

Highlights of the program include small classes with hands-on lab and field experiences- students will have the opportunity to conduct field and lab work in a collaborative environment. Students learn the skills to maintain various organisms, utilize imaging systems, spectrophotometers, centrifuges, incubators, and microscopes for use in laboratory and research settings.

In addition to the University core, students earning the Bachelor of Science in Biology must complete a 19-credit-hour biology core, 15 hours of upper-level biology courses, and a series of allied courses in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics. Additionally, students majoring in Biology have the option of taking Marine Science courses, further expanding the courses available and allowing them to explore individual passions and interests. 


In addition to course work, students in the Biology program at JU will find ample opportunity for research, internships, and other interaction with faculty in the department. Biology majors are encouraged to work with faculty experts in unique and engaging research experiences. Students can register for an independent study to carry out a project with a faculty mentor. 

Paired with the curriculum, these experiences will prepare students for careers in bioengineering, cellular biology, ecology, environmental sciences, wildlife conservation, immunology, marine biology, medicine, zoology, and more. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Diversity
  • Biological Unity
  • Oral Presentation Biological Science
  • Methods in Field Biology
  • Basic Laboratory Techniques in Biology
  • Biology and Marine Science Capstone

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

rolling admission with soft deadlines; for the Spring semester, submit your application prior to Dec 30; for Fall, submit your application prior to Aug 1.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications require a $30 non-refundable application fee along with the application.
  • Request that your official transcript be sent directly from your school(s) to Jacksonville University's admissions office.
  • Submit evidence of English language proficiency.
  • JU does not require applicants to submit an SAT or ACT score in the admissions application.
  • Completion of the Financial Information for International Applications Form is required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42250 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    42250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42250 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Jacksonville

1033 - 1668 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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