• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fort Wayne, IN, United States
University of Saint Francis’s Biology program is both comprehensive and personalized. As a Biology major, you’ll develop strong foundational knowledge in a supportive and personalized learning environment.
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Overview

The Biology expansive curriculum offered by University of Saint Francis will prepare you to explore various specialties and career options — in medicine, environmental science, or laboratory work. You can develop real-world skills through research, service, and internships.

Opportunity

Internships: Shadow medical professionals, work in a lab, at the zoo, or in the field. We’ll help you find the ideal opportunity.

Research: At our restored prairie or in the community. Participate in faculty research, like Dr. Warren Pryor’s ecological study of water quality & its effect on freshwater mussels.

Travel: On-Site Research and Exploration

  • Southern Appalachians: Explore the biodiversity of the Great Smoky Mountains
  • Southwest Field Studies: Study the ecosystems of America’s southwestern region of Colorado and Utah, including the Grand Canyon.
  • Haiti: Engage in service as part of our Primary Health Care in a Developing Country course

Career Success

In the past two years, 100% of USF Biology majors who applied to medical school have been accepted.Our graduates go on to a variety of careers. They work as physicians, dentists, veterinarians, physician assistants, wildlife biologists, educators, laboratory managers, conservation biologists, and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biology I
  • Principles of Biology II
  • Principles of Biology I Lab 
  • Principles of Biology II Lab
  • Biology Seminar 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • USF Application (Free & online)
  • Common Application
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores (ACT, SAT)
  • Reference Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • $965 per credit for Part-Time students

Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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