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Bachelor of Science in Biology
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Bachelor of Science in Biology

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  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

The Spring international application deadline is Dec. 12

The Fall international application deadline is Aug. 2

  • had an average GPA of 3.59 and an average combined Evidence Based Reading and Math SAT score of 1239 (ACT equivalent 26)

English requirement

  • A minimum TOEFL score of 550 on the paper version of the test, 213 on the computer-based version or a 79-80 on the internet-based version. IELTS minimum score: 6.5.
  • Freshman applicants may waive the TOEFL, IELTS exam if their secondary institution provides written verification that the means of instruction is in English, they are enrolled in an IB curriculum, attend an American School or enrolled in a curriculum that leads to Cambridge International Examinations: IGCSE/O-Level and GCE/A level exam.

Course Information

The Bachelor of Science program at UMass Lowell - A wide range of undergraduate options

Besides our most popular biology option, we offer options in Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, and Ecology as well as pre-med support.

  • Biology General Option
  • Biology - General - 3-year, HD Degree
  • Bioinformatics Option
  • Biotechnology Option
  • Ecology Option

Students selecting the Biology Option may tailor their undergraduate program to meet the requirements for employment after earning their B.S. degree, or to continue their education in a graduate or professional school. Their training in biological sciences is integrated with that obtained from courses in related areas such as: chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Those interested may also elect selected courses in engineering and psychology. Electives in biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, environmental biology, immunobiology, and molecular biology are available to third and fourth year students. Eligible seniors are encouraged to conduct an original research project under the supervision of a faculty member.

Regardless of the option chosen, all students are given every opportunity to gain valuable hands-on technical training with specialized contemporary techniques such as: electron microscopy, recombinant DNA technology, cell culture, computer applications, and a spectrum of tools widely used in biochemistry.

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