48 months
37122 USD/year
37200 USD/year
12700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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If you want to prepare for medical school or graduate studies in biology or health-related fields, consider Mathematics - Life Sciences Emphasis program from University of Arizona.

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A strong foundation in mathematics is integral to all scientific fields. Students earning this Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a Life Sciences emphasis choose a minor or an additional major in a life science field. This dual immersion enables students to apply mathematical concepts to their studies in biological sciences. Undergraduates develop diversified knowledge and skills required for environmental fieldwork, scientific research or graduate/professional studies in medicine. They go on to find solutions and effect change in disease management and prevention and ecosystem and planetary health. Mathematics - Life Sciences Emphasis program is offered University of Arizona.

Career Fields

  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Research
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Biostatistics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory of Probability
  • Ordinary Differential Equations and Stability Theory
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Vector Calculus
  • Advanced Applied Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a 3.00 recalculated grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Please note: GPA recalculation occurs during the admissions evaluation process. 
  • Have three years of high school work. Please note: If you are currently in high school, UA needs to see 9–11 grade work. If you have completed high school then UA needs to see 10–12 grade work. 
  • Have and present a completed high school diploma or certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37122 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12700 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 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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