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Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry



What will I learn?

Biochemistry offers understanding of the living world from the molecular level.

As a biochemistry major at Illinois Wesleyan, you'll work closely with faculty who are inspired by your unique curiosity and interests.

Our students enjoy the opportunity for hands-on laboratory research experience with faculty mentors.

With a common set of courses in the chemistry and biology departments, the biochemistry major also offers enough flexibility to focus on specific areas of interest – and the benefit of studying science in the context of a well-rounded, broad-based education.

Graduates will be well-prepared for a variety of future pursuits, including: graduate studies in biochemistry

a wide variety of professional programs, such as medicine, dentistry, physical therapy, optometry, forensic science or law

entry into governmental or industrial laboratories as biochemists

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$49,284.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2023


College of Liberal Arts

1312 Park Street,



61701, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must showing a secondary school/college background that would indicate a high probability of success at Illinois Wesleyan both in terms of grades received and types of courses completed. Other English language requirements: A minimum score of 500 on paper-based TOEFL.

For international students

Entry requirements may vary from country to country. Students have to complete secondary school/college equivalent to U.S.

English Language Requirements:

Students with a test score of TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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