Graduate Pathway in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

An INTO SLU Graduate Pathway program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Saint Louis University. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of graduate study at Saint Louis University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

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.
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Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (6.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 176 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
11 August 2020 11 December 2020 1 Semester
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$19,420

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 70 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 48, Completion of Academic English Level 5, IELA 169 (162 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
11 August 2020 11 May 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$33,780

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (6.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 176 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
10 August 2021 10 December 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 70 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 48, Completion of Academic English Level 5, IELA 169 (162 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
10 August 2021 10 May 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (6.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 176 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
9 August 2022 9 December 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 70 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 48, Completion of Academic English Level 5, IELA 169 (162 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
9 August 2022 9 May 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (6.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 176 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
11 August 2020 11 December 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
$19,420

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 70 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 48, Completion of Academic English Level 5, IELA 169 (162 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
11 August 2020 11 May 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$33,780

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (6.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 176 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
10 August 2021 10 December 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 70 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 48, Completion of Academic English Level 5, IELA 169 (162 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
10 August 2021 10 May 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 75 (17 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (6.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 176 (169 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
9 August 2022 9 December 2022 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 70 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 6.0 (5.5 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 48, Completion of Academic English Level 5, IELA 169 (162 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
9 August 2022 9 May 2023 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Grade of B- or better in BCB 5200 and BCB 5250, No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio.

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