B.Sc. On Campus


Kent State University

48 months
20799 USD/year
20799 USD/year
11923 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology from Kent State University is an interdisciplinary program that provides a strong academic foundation in biological sciences and chemistry, practical training in the various biotechnologies and a solid understanding of their application in industry and biomedicine. 


The science of biotechnology extends across many areas of biology and chemistry and provides cutting-edge technology tools for modern biology and biomedical research. The curriculum of the Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology at the Kent State University includes a research experience at Kent State and/or an internship at a biotechnology company.

Graduates of the Biotechnology program from Kent State University will be able to:
  • Apply knowledge and information to complex issues in biotechnology
  • Use problem-solving and data-gathering skills to comprehend issues in biotechnology.
  • Develop inductive reasoning and technical communications skills in the context of working in a complex group environment.
  • Analyze scientific papers and expand skills for listening to and critiquing scientific seminars based on the literature or current research.
  • Effectively communicate scientific information.
  • Develop collaborative working relationships with research mentors and laboratory members.


  • Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education
  • Biological technicians
  • Medical scientists, except epidemiologists
  • Biological scientists, all other

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Foundations
  • Cell Biology
  • General Microbiology
  • Elements of Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Recent Developments in Biotechnology
  • Advanced Biological Chemistry Laboratory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends. 
    • The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven regional campuses of Kent State University. 
    • A copy of your Passport Biographical Page.
    • English Language Proficiency scores
    • Secondary School Graduation Certificate/Diploma/Attending Certificate (Certified English translation and original language).
    • Secondary School Transcripts/detailed mark sheets (Certified English translation and original language).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20799 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20799 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20799 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20799 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11923 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11923 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 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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