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Biological Sciences - Biomedical Science

48 months
19274 USD/year
7710 USD/year
7710 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Biological Sciences - Biomedical Science program at Southern Illinois University is appropriate for students planning careers as chiropractors, dentists, medical doctors, optometrists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physician assistants, or podiatrists, or those planning to attend graduate school in a human-health discipline. 


Biomedical Science

The Biological Sciences - Biomedical Science program at Southern Illinois University includes all pre-health requirements specified by the College of Science Health Professions Information Office. Pre-professional students must register with the College of Science Pre-Health Professions Advisement Office.

The Health Professions Information Office (HPIO) provides guidance concerning requirements of and application procedures to the various schools. The office also compiles the preprofessional files of students who will be applying to medical (including osteopathic medical), podiatry, optometry and dental school and works with the Health Preprofessional Committee in recommending those applicants. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics and Evolution
  • Organismal and Ecological Biology
  • Human Genetics and Human Health
  • Biology Field Studies
  • Evolution 
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Ecology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Choose from our more than 200 undergraduate programs (Majors) in eight different colleges. Determine if you meet our minimum requirements to a Bachelor's (undergraduate) program for:

  • freshmen - fewer than 26 college credits
  • transfer - more than 26 college credits
Submit an application and $40 fee on-line along with:
  • Transcripts from high school and/or college

English Proficiency

A financial statement - showing a minimum of $40,000 within the last 6 months 

No SAT is required for admission, unless you want to apply for a merit scholarship award (minimum SAT score required)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19274 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9637 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3855 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3855 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Carbondale

1100 - 1500 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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Biological Sciences - Biomedical Science
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