B.Sc. On Campus


Marymount California University

48 months
35158 USD/year
35158 USD/year
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During the freshman and sophomore years, Marymount California University students build an educational foundation that prepares them for their upper division studies. Within the Biology program, this foundation includes completing requirements in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.


A Bachelor of Science in Biology emphasizes mathematics and science courses and prepares students for careers in biological research, laboratory work or master’s and doctoral programs in the biological sciences. A biology degree can lead to a career in organismal biology like botany or zoology, environmental management, health care, technical writing and pharmaceutical sales. Graduates from Bachelor of Science programs also pursue professional degrees in medicine, dentistry or pharmacy.

Marymount California University students enrolled in Biology coursework can expect that upon graduation they can effectively communicate the concepts, methods, results and conclusions of biological research, in oral and written forms. Students will examine scientific studies and gain further knowledge through the critical evaluation of published research. Students will actively be engaged in the collection and the analysis of scientific data in which to test hypothesis.

Do more in real time

  • Build a 3D model of a protein active site.
  • Work on a multi-stage team project that replicates how pharma companies move the needle in patient care.
  • Turn your research project into a future business like a company exploring coffee substitutes.
  • Study molecular biology at Jacobs University in Germany.
  • Analyze oxygen displacement in submarines and space capsules.
  • Add an optional one-year MBA to your senior year.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • General Physics
  • Physics with Calculus
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry Lab

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


124 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application, including additional documents
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee
  • Submit official secondary/college transcripts
  • Show language proficiency
  • Upon admission, you will be asked to submit a statement of financial support (Issuance of Form I-20 will take place after admission and once proof of funds have been verified through the statement of financial support)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35158 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 35158 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    35158 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35158 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Rancho Palos Verdes

1100 - 1600 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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