48 months
28192 USD/year
28192 USD/year
12116 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Experience how the small class sizes and unique research opportunities make St. Mary’s the best place to major in biochemistry! You will work closely with your professors throughout the biochemistry program. The Biochemistry major from Saint Mary's College of Maryland combines study from both the fields of biology and chemistry.


Study atoms, molecules, and cells. Learn how matter transforms, and what it transforms into. 

Practice and gain oral presentation and communication skills, and have the chance to practice in real-life situations. You’ll gain skills in understanding scientific literature, and how to uncover and understand relevant and reliable information from the web, whilst gaining critical thinking skills in the process.

Biochemistry majors bring the sciences of biology and chemistry together.

As a student of the Biochemistry major from Saint Mary's College of Maryland, you will:

  • Learn how to analyze scientific knowledge
  • Learn the technical and intellectual skills needed to produce innovative ideas in problem-solving
  • Learn about and take on the skills and techniques of modern experimental scientists
  • Evaluate the impact of technology in relation to ethics
  • Be aware of current events and current biological and chemical discoveries
  • Develop the ability to take all you have learned, complete your own research, and successfully communicate the results
This degree program follows guidelines suggested by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology for an undergraduate degree in biochemistry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Physical Chemistry 
  • Principles of Biology 
  • Principles of Biology I Lab
  • Genetics
  • Genetics Lab

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Application
  • Official transcript of high school
  • Recommendations
  • Standardized test scores (NOT required)
  • $50 application fee (Note: Fee waived for all first-generation applicants and for students with a fee waiver)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28192 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28192 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12116 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Maryland City

1610 - 2727 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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