What will I learn?

Students pursuing a degree in biology typically have interests in science, the environment, and/or the health professions. High school preparation should include a solid background in mathematics, introductory biology, and/or chemistry.

Career Opportunities:

A major in biology prepares students for a wide range of employment opportunities in the medical fields (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy), research, pharmaceutical sales, and education.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 semester hours)

Tuition fees
US$30,250.00 per year
This fee is for 2019-20 academic year and it may subject to change in the coming year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 August 2020, 6 January 2021


College of Arts and Sciences

First floor, Clark Hall,



35487, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students completing a high school diploma equivalent to U.S degree.

For international students

Students completing a high school diploma equivalent to U.S degree.

International applicants must submit an official qualifying English Proficiency test score:

TOEFL iBT score of 79 and above

TOEFL paper-based score of 550 and above

IELTS score of 6.0 or above

Pearson’s Test of English score of 54 or above

Duolingo English Test score of 51 or above

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About this uni

Boasting a long history of success, The University of Alabama produces legendary results through our scholars’ research and service.

  • Located in the mid-size city of Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 200 programs in 10 academic schools
  • Scholarships for international students at all levels
  • More than 600 student organizations