36 months
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University includes appropriate coursework designed to provide broad but intensive training in biochemistry, experience in presentation of seminars, and successful completion of qualifying and general examinations. 


Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University requires formulation and execution of original research, as demonstrated by production of research publications and a dissertation. The Biological Sciences degree programs are designed to be flexible in order to meet the many of needs of students in the sub-disciplines of modern biology. This flexibility allows designing a program of courses that will benefit the student and his or her research needs.

Students at Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University will gain knowledge in:

  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 
  • Cellular, Developmental, & Integrative Biology 
  • Systematics, Ecology, & Evolution 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Systematic Biology 
  • Marine Ecology 
  • Lipids and Membranes 
  • Special Topics in Biological Sciences 
  • Departmental Seminar in Biological Sciences 
  • Research Presentations in the Biological Sciences 
  • Independent Research in Biological Sciences 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must score at least 305 on the GRE (verbal plus quantitative scores) and 100 (iBT) or equivalent on the TOEFL (for international students who have not received a degree from an English-based institution) to be considered for admission.
  • An overall GPA of at least 3.00 ("A" = 4.0) is required.
  • A non-refundable fee of $50.00 (U.S.) and $70.00 (nonimmigrant) and can be paid in the form of a check, money order or credit card payable to Louisiana State University.
  • Official results TOEFL (if you are a foreign applicant) sent by ETS.
  • Official transcripts from the registrar of each college or university you previously or currently attend.
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29456 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12541 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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