Ohio Wesleyan University BS in General Biology
The main focus area for this major is Biology Studies. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.
General Biology is a major offered under the biological and biomedical sciences program of study at Ohio Wesleyan University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major bachelor’s degree program in biology, including such details as the number of graduates, ethnicity of students, related majors and concentrations, and more.
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Rankings for the OWU BS in Biology
If you're having trouble deciding which school is best for you, you may want to check out our many college rankings. The bachelor's program at OWU was ranked #641 on College Factual's Best Schools for biology list. It is also ranked #23 in Ohio.
Here are some of the other rankings for OWU.
How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Biology from OWU Cost?
OWU Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at OWU was $5,090 per credit hour for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows the average full-time tuition and fees for undergraduates.
|In State||Out of State|
|Books and Supplies||$1,200||$1,200|
|On Campus Room and Board||$13,246||$13,246|
|On Campus Other Expenses||$1,700||$1,700|
Learn more about OWU tuition and fees.
Does OWU Offer an Online BS in Biology?
Online degrees for the OWU biology bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the OWU Online Learning page.
OWU Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Biology
Of the students who received their bachelor’s degree in biology in 2019-2020, 91.7% of them were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 66.0%.
Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in biology at OWU in 2019-2020, 25.0% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 43%.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
|Native American or Alaska Native||0|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0|
BS in Biology Focus Areas at OWU
General Biology students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.
|Focus Area||Annual Graduates|
Majors Related to a BS in Biology From OWU
You may also be interested in one of these majors related to general biology.
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology||3|
|Microbiological Sciences & Immunology||4|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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