6 months
20400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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An INTO Hofstra Graduate Pathway in Biology will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Hofstra University.

Visit the official programme website for more information


After Graduation

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Pathway in Biology  and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of graduate study at Hofstra University . This transition from an INTO Hofstra program to a university degree program is called progression.

Programme Structure

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines




9 - 12 alternative credits


  • 33 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 21 credit hours remaining toward degree


  • 33 credit hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 24 credit hours remaining toward degree


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in biology.
English Requirements
  • 1-Semester: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 79, Duolingo 70, IELA 176, or Password 8.
  • 2-Semester: IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 65, Duolingo 55, IELA 169, Password 6, or Completion of AE Level 4.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20400 USD per year and a duration of 6 months.

Tuition fees can be up to $35,400 depending on the start and / or programme type.


We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. Scholarship funding is available for both direct-entry and Pathway students. Awards range from $2,000 to $24,000.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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