Master of Science in Biology atAmerican University , Washington D.C.College of Arts & Sciences


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The MS in Biology is a research-intensive program preparing you for a variety of careers in the life sciences or further graduate study. The program offers
  • Immersive learning in research practices, including testable hypotheses, experiment design, data collection and analysis, written articles and oral presentations, along with teaching experience with undergraduate labs
  • Cell and Molecular Biology Track
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology track


  • University Rankings
    • #651-700

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #79

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #653

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 20,49,587
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
InsuranceINR 1,46,815
TransportationINR 1,08,752
Books and SuppliesINR 85,448
Graduate Activity feesINR 4,661
Technology FeesINR 18,643
Sports Center feeINR 10,098
Personal ExpensesINR 1,12,636
Enrollment FeesINR 38,840
Metro U-Pass FeeINR 21,129
TotalINR 5,47,022

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/0

  • All applications require transcripts from degree-seeking college institutions. A bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) earned at an accredited college or university is required. AU standards ask for a minimum 3.0 GPA for undergraduate work
  • International transcripts will need to be evaluated and show equivalency of the US 4-year degree
  • Preference is given to applicants with a clear interest in working in the research laboratory of one of the full-time faculty members in the department


Marks - 100/120


Marks - 68/90


Marks - 7/9


No specific cutoff mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • A successful statement will illustrate a candidate's goals, highlight their research interests, and explain how their experience is relevant to the academic research conducted by faculty in their program of interest. Please try to limit the statement of purpose to 500-1,000 words (250-500 for certificate applications)

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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