|Faculty:||Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
|Field of Study:||Biology/Biological Sciences, General
|Description:||By choosing to study biology at Acadia you will work closely with your professors to explore all facets of life – from molecules to ecosystems and from marine to arctic terrestrial systems.
A key component of many labs is the study of whole organisms. Acadia offers a balance of state-of-the art indoor and outdoor laboratory experiences, enhanced by the diversity of local habitats, as well as preserved specimens available from the E.C. Smith Herbarium and Acadia Wildlife Museum.
|URL:||Biology at Acadia University
|Cost per year:*||
Cost per year is based on the 2017-2018 academic year (tuition only).
|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*||75
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
- Grade12 Mathematics or Grade12 Precalculus
- Grade12 Chemistry
- Grade12 English
Applicants are required to have English 12 or English 12: African heritage, and four additional Grade 12 Academic or Advanced courses, including: Mathematics 12 or Precalculus 12 and Chemistry 12 (applicants without Chemistry 12 will be considered individually). Minimum overall average of 75%.
- International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]
Since English is the language of instruction at Acadia University, candidates must be able to communicate competently in English both orally and in writing, and students whose first language is not English may be required to present the result of the TOEFL, IELTS, CAEL or PTE Academic. Acadia's English requirements are as follows: TOEFL - 90 IBT with no subtest score below 20; IELTS - 6.5 with no subtest score below 6.0; CAEL - 70 with no subtest score below 60; PTE Academic - 61 with no subtest score below 60; Cambridge English: Advanced - 176 with no subtest score below 169; or MELAB - 80.
* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.