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Biology, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

During the Biology program of Saint Leo University students work hand-in-hand with faculty and professional scientists. Study gene expression and blood vessel formation using state-of-the-art equipment. Investigate cell chemistry in newly renovated, industry-standard lab facilities. Explore conservation in the field—while kayaking and snorkeling in Florida’s mangrove forests and coral reefs, and trekking through the jungles of Peru, the Galapagos Islands and Belize.

What can you do with a bachelors in Biology?

Saint Leo B.S. Biology students find employment in government, industry, education and other health-related professions, and even pursue graduate study in medicine, dentistry and veterinary science.

  • Physician
  • Marine Biologist
  • Medical Technician
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Ecologist
  • Veterinarian
  • Dentist
  • Pharmacist
  • Teacher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Field Problems in Marine Biology
  • Molecular and Applied Genetics
  • Quantitative Chemical Analysis
  • Mycology
  • Senior Seminar
  • Biological Principles

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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General Requirements

  • Application.
  • Submit transcripts, mark sheets, diplomas or certificates from all post-secondary institutions attended, along with course descriptions and credit values.
  • All international candidates for admission must prove English language proficiency.
  • Photocopy of the Biographical section of your current passport.
  • Proof of Financial Ability to Pay.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florida City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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