B.Sc. On Campus


The University of Akron

48 months
15500 USD/year
15500 USD/year
11880 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Biochemistry deals with living organisms at their most fundamental level, molecular and atomic. In the Biochemistry program of The University of Akron a thorough background is provided in the molecular aspects of biology and biochemistry.


Biochemistry Fundamentals

Theory taught in the classroom is applied in undergraduate laboratory classes and individual research projects.

Professional Preparation

Coursework prepares you for advanced study in biochemistry or a career in industry or government.

Our Faculty

  • All have received federal and industrial support for their research projects
  • All regularly publish in scientific journals

Degrees and Preparation

The Biochemistry program of The University of Akron paves the way to careers in manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries, and in research development and testing services for the government. Entry-level positions in biochemistry require at least a bachelor’s degree; research positions typically require an M.S. or Ph.D. degree. Biochemists with advanced degrees often hold faculty positions at colleges and universities.

Career Outlook

  • Opportunities are expected to grow for biochemists, especially in drug research, development, testing and manufacturing industries.
  • Graduates with experience in industry through academic laboratories, internships, fellowships or co-ops stand out among job seekers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Chemistry
  • Qualitative Analysis
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Principles of Biology
  • General Genetics
  • Cell & Molecular Biology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11880 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 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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