48 months
37122 USD/year
37200 USD/year
12700 USD/year
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Communicate the importance of plant science in addressing major challenges facing society, including examples of how plant scientists have solved such problems.  Join the Plant Sciences program from University of Arizona to learn more.

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Learning outcomes of Plant Sciences program from University of Arizona.

  • Structure and Function; Explain the structure and function of cells, tissues, organs and their organization in the whole plant.
  • Mechanisms and Responses; Explain the mechanistic basis of plant growth and development and physiological responses to biotic and abiotic factors.
  • Form and Function; Describe the diversity of plant form and function.
  • Trait Expression and Inheritance; Describe the expression and inheritance of traits.
  • Critical Thinking; Develop critical thinking skills by evaluating information from multiple perspectives, drawing reasonable conclusions, and defending them rationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Foundations in Biochemistry
  • Animal and Plant Genetics
  • Principles of Plant Physiology Laboratory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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.


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