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Biology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
New Haven, CT, United States
In biology, there are questions to be asked and problems to be solved. Through the biology program at the University of New Haven, you will learn to do both successfully, applying the theoretical knowledge you gain in the classroom in hands-on laboratory activities and engaging in field work right from the start.
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You’ll study life in its most basic and its most complex forms as you explore and expand the framework that informs our understanding of the wonders of the natural world.

Strengths of the program include:
  • An emphasis on integrating theoretical knowledge with practical, career-focused work
  • Studying in state-of-the-art laboratories
  • Participation in active research projects designed for students and led by faculty
  • Exploring Connecticut’s rich biological systems, including the Connecticut Audubon Coastal Center at Milford Point and the Banca Marsh
  • Learning from faculty who are passionate scholars in their respective disciplines
  • The opportunity to study in different settings, including the Sound School in New Haven and the Gerace Tropical Research Station in the Bahamas
  • The opportunity to participate in the Lyme Disease Research Group
  • On-campus clubs and organizations, including the Biology Club, the Marine Biology Club, the Green Team, and the Scuba Club

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Biology of Proteins w/Lab
  • Invertebrate Zoology with Lab
  • Immunology with Lab
  • Protein Biochemistry and Enzymology

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General Requirements

All first year candidates for undergraduate admission must submit the following:

  • Common Application online
  • $50 Application Fee
  • 250-650 Word Personal Essay (If you have entered a personal essay on the Common App, this is the only personal essay that you need to provide to us.)
  • Official High School Transcript
  • At least 1 Letter of Recommendation from an Academic Source
  • Official SAT or ACT Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Haven

  • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
    Living Costs

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