Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York, USA
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
Duration4 Years
LevelBachelors Program
  • Cornell’s program in the Biological Sciences is composed of faculty members from the Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Arts and Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine
  • Biology students are broadly educated in chemistry, physics and mathematics while developing an excellent foundation in biology from entry-level biology courses and more advanced courses in genetics and biochemistry
  • Students can choose concentrations from:
    • Animal physiology
    • Biochemistry
    • Computational biology
    • Ecology and evolutionary biology
    • General biology
    • Genetics, genomics, and development
    • Human nutrition
    • Insect biology
    • Marine biology
    • Microbiology
    • Molecular and cell biology
    • Neurobiology and behaviour
    • Plant biology
    • Systematics and biotic diversity
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees4290839 INR
Hostel & Meals1101090 INR
Insurance250481 INR
Application Fee5859 INR
Student Activity Fee20068 INR
Books, Supplies, Miscellaneous72508 INR
Health Fee33397 INR
Miscellaneous135494 INR
Total1618897 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicant must have passed class 12th exam with good grades
  • Recommended subjects: 16 units, including 4 of English, 3 of mathematics, 3 of science, and 3 of one foreign language
  • Recommended additional preparation: 
    • An additional unit of advanced mathematics and science
    • Visits encouraged and information sessions recommended
    • Interviews are not offered
    • Rigorous high school curriculum and an outstanding record of academic achievement
    • Strong commitment to the liberal arts and sciences
ExamsTOEFL: Accepted
Recommended score of 100
IELTS: Accepted
Recommended score of 7.0
SAT: Accepted
SAT subject test not required
Additional info
  • School Report 
  • Counselor Recommendation 
  • Two Teacher evaluations
  • Mid-year Report 
  • Official secondary/high school transcript 
  • Cornell University Questions and Writing Supplement (CA) or Cornell Supplement (UCA)
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