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Biology - Biomedical Emphasis, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Through its diversity of course offerings and its commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service, the Department of Biology provides academic programs that prepare students for careers as biological professionals, biological educators, or for post-graduate study. Students can choose from several baccalaureate degree programs and five graduate degree programs in science education. 

Our diversity and our commitment to personalized teaching uniquely prepare our students for rewarding careers, postgraduate education, leadership roles, and fulfilling lives. We cultivate an international perspective, rooted in our service to and appreciation of our multi-ethnic regional society, which prepares citizens for engagement in global society. Students are encouraged to participate in activities that develop their intellectual curiosity and mold them into responsible stewards of the world.

UNCP faculty and staff are dedicated to active student learning, engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity, and public service. We celebrate our heritage as we enhance the intellectual, cultural, economic, and social life of the region.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biology
  • Lab Investigations & Experiences in General Biology
  • General Zoology
  • Basic Human Biology
  • Exploring Life’s Diversity
  • Vertebrate Zoology
  • Animal Behavior
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit a UNCP application
  • Send in your $45 application fee
  • Submit Certified/Official English-language translation of your high school transcripts/Exit Exams
  • Request your TOEFL and/or SAT/ACT scores be sent to UNCP. (UNCP’s codes are 5534 for the TOEFL and SAT and 3138 for the ACT)
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15499 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15499 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lumberton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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