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Biology

Bachelor of Science

Uncover the science of the living world.

Have you always dreamed of becoming a doctor, a dentist or earning your Ph.D.? Are you an investigative person with a desire to learn about living organisms? If so, the Bachelor of Science in Biology degree is the right program for you. 

The Bachelor of Science in Biology at Regis University is designed to provide a broad knowledge of science including a strong background in chemistry, physics and biology. This degree is specifically designed for those interested in pursuing advanced degrees in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science or certain graduate programs in the natural sciences, as well as for those interested in biotechnology or various other biology-based careers. Students who are more interested in the environmental side of biology, public policy and environmental law typically prefer the Bachelor of Arts in Biology program. 

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On-campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Cost of Attendance
$38,208/year 

Sample Biology Classes

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CH 250: Organic Chemistry I

Studies the molecular structure of organic compounds and their functional groups. 

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PH 202A: Physics I

Discusses fundamental concepts of motion, including Newton’s Laws. 

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BL 414: Principles of Genetics

Explores concepts of heredity, including the structure, replication, & transmission of DNA.

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.S. Biology program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Biology Career Paths

Biotechnology

Understand how biological organisms function and use information to improve the lives of people and society.


Forensic Science

Examine physical evidence from crime scenes in a forensic lab to identify suspects and help solve crimes.


Microbiology

Study and research microscopic organisms that have a large impact on the world, yet can't be seen with the naked eye.


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Don't just take classes, take action.

Are you fascinated by the science of movement and how it promotes overall health and wellness? Do you hope to help others recover from painful injuries and regain physical strength?

Students in the undergraduate B.S. Biology program interested in pursuing a career in physical therapy are eligible to apply for the PT Scholars program, affording them the opportunity to earn guaranteed admission into Regis' nationally-ranked Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. Biology program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition: $38,208/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part time (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,274/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options? Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

Fall
| Incoming Freshmen: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

Spring
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Incoming Freshmen: Dec 1
International Students: Nov 1
Transfer Students: Dec 1