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Biology - Molecular Biology - BSc

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Bachelor's
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Annual tuition fee
    16,647 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,647 USD

  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    January, August

Program Overview

What California State University, Monterey Bay says about their program:
"The Biology major offers scaffolded courses that provide students with essential knowledge and skills that prepare graduates for success in jobs, graduate school, or professional school in areas such as biotechnology, genomics, health-related fields, agriculture, field biology, ecology, and marine biology. The highly trained faculty are committed to student success, and provide opportunities for undergraduates to be involved in cutting-edge independent research, as well as service to the community. Many of the biology courses provide course-based research experiences that prepare graduates for admission to world-renowned graduate and professional schools."

Admissions requirements

We will guide you through the application procedure; please see the details below.

Undergraduate

  • Duolingo score of 90
  • TOEFL iBT score of 61, or paper-based score of 500
  • IELTS score of 6.0
  • PTE score of 45
  • Attending a school full-time where English was the primary language of instruction for at least three years immediately preceding admission to CSUMB
  • University English Proficiency test

Graduate

  • Duolingo score of 105
  • iBT TOEFL score of 80, or paper-based score of 550
  • IELTS score of 6.5
  • PTE score of 65
  • Attending a school full-time where English was the primary language of instruction for at least three years immediately preceding admission to CSUMB
  • University English Proficiency test

Undergraduate

  • Equivalent of a 2.40 Grade Point Average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale in high school
  • High school diploma equivalent or certificate of graduation
  • Official high school transcript (official record of marks/scores/grades)
  • National Test Scores (if required by home country)
  • SAT or ACT scores required for students who graduate from a US high school or a US accredited international school

Graduate

  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 overall or in the last 60 units completed - some programs required a higher GPA's
  • Official university or college transcript (the official record of marks/scores/grades)
  • GRE or GMAT, depending on major
  • Some programs require subject tests, secondary application information, resume, letters of recommendation and statement of purpose

Fees and funding

Undergraduate tuition: US$16,647 per year Graduate tuition: US$15,600 per year

Visa requirements for California State University, Monterey Bay

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements