Department Of

Biology Degree Programs


Discover the Science of Life

Biology is the science of life. Sounds simple, right? A nice six-word definition. Yet behind this definition is every living organism on earth, every vital process, and a whole lot of unknowns. That’s what is exciting, though: There is always more to discover.

At Huntington University, our Christian liberal arts setting puts us in a unique place to explore every aspect of biology. Get ready to grow in:

  • assessing multiple perspectives
  • articulating the role of faith in science
  • experiencing science in a personal way
  • facilitating environmental change
  • collaborating on vital research projects
  • stewardship of natural resources

Biology Majors & Minors

Biology graduates at Huntington University have a 96% acceptance rate into med schools of their choice.
230 Acres
HU is home to 230 acres of land, including Thornhill Nature Preserve containing 75 acres of forest preserve for research and exploration.
In the last five years, over 20 students have been accepted to collaborate with faculty on research projects.

You might be a future biologist if…

If you are curious about the world we live in—so curious that you’re compelled to research what you don’t understand, driven by data to determine your path forward—a biology major is a great fit for you. 

As you study biology at Huntington University, you’ll be met with opportunities to channel that curiosity through both academic and experiential learning. Whether your excitement stems from environmentally-minded initiatives, medical research, or something similar, our program is as rich as it is rigorous, and our graduates are bringing biology study to life in a variety of careers.

Together, we are breathing life into science.

Career Opportunities
  • Research scientist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Biologist
  • Ecologist
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Biotechnologist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Government agency roles
Dr. Bruce Evans
Professor of Biology

Always be willing to discard old ideas that have been shown not to be true. It is too easy to hold on to what you have learned when more recent research suggests something else is more likely to be true.

Emily Yarman, PA
Biology Pre-Med (2014)

One of the most impactful things I did while at HU was get to know professors. From them, I learned how to analyze and challenge the world around me, how to lend a hand and live with empathy, how to advocate for what I believe in, and how to cling to the Truth, even when it isn’t found where you expect it.

Mica Allen
Biology (2024)

HU is by far the greatest decision I have made. The biology program is very thorough and taught extremely well. I feel that I will be prepared for my future plans.

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Why Choose HU?

Cost of Attendance

Huntington University is dedicated to providing several paths for financial assistance as you invest in your education and future. Each student’s financial aid package is unique and complements our competitive tuition. Online tools are available to help you calculate your investment.

Christ-Centered Focus

In addition to providing you with a nationally-recognized education, we aim to help you experience the cross-section between faith and education. Discover who God wants you to be alongside a close-knit, Christ-centered community. When you’re at HU, you’re home.

Dedicated Faculty and Staff

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Take the next step towards your biology degree!