University of Minnesota - Crookston logo
  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: n/a
  • Foreign: $ 10k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

    Description

    The B.S. in biology provides students with a broad knowledge of the biological sciences while introducing them to the practical skills needed in today's biotech industries and the background required to be successful applicants to graduate programs. Students may choose from advanced courses designed to emphasize studies in either animal or plant systems while participating in a common core of courses which provide knowledge in the basic principles relevant to both areas.

    Field trips and small-sized labs allow for a great deal of hands-on experience.
    Most of our courses and labs are taught by professors with a doctorate who are focused primarily on student education.
    Faculty involve undergraduate students in research projects on a regular basis, either through our Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) grants or outside funding.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline Spring: December 26/Fall: August 14 Tuition fee
    • USD 10030 Year (International)
    Start date 2016 Credits 120
    Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

    Course Content

    Program outcomes - graduates will:

    • Explain and reconstruct the scientific method and can apply this mode of inquiry in a laboratory setting
    • Explain and apply basic principles of biology in work setting
    • Demonstrate teamwork skills
    • Apply, critique, and synthesize protocols from current literature
    • Demonstrate and critique effective oral and written communication skills
    • Formulate proper data collection and analysis methods
    • Interpret and practice professional and ethical behavior related to biological research
    • Identify, provide examples, differentiate, and integrate current biology techniques into their scientific investigations

    USA requirements for international students

    Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100. 

    After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department. 

    Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.


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    Requirements

    Apply to University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) as a freshman if you have earned or attempted fewer than 24 semester or 36 quarter college credits after high school graduation. All prospective students are encouraged to apply for admission. Students who have not been granted a standard high school diploma must pass the GED test before they are admitted as a regular student.

    Application Process:

    • Complete an Application for Admission
    • Submit a $30 non-refundable application fee
    • Submit official high school transcripts
    • Submit ACT or SAT test scores (UMC ACT code 2129)
    • Submit official college transcripts for all college credits attempted or earned

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

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