What makes life work? Biologists pursue answers to the fundamental questions of the living world.
At Saint Mary’s, we’re devoted to training the next generation of life scientists. In our diverse, tight-knit community, you’ll gain a foundational understanding of modern biology, while also exploring the historical and ethical issues integral to the field.
You’ll have numerous opportunities to make discoveries alongside our world-renowned faculty. Our students have helped research everything from invasive species to the roots of infertility. With Saint Mary’s small class sizes and discussion-driven courses, you’ll receive plenty of personalized attention as you pursue your unique interests and aspirations.
Cell Migration and Adhesion Dynamics
Summer Research Program Spotlight
Participation in the Summer Research Program is awarded through School-wide competition. Successful applicants will receive a stipend of $4000, housing on campus, and a budget for supplies and expenses.
Biology Majors in Action
Biology prepares students for advanced study and research in biology and related sciences, for postgraduate study in medicine, dentistry, and other health professions, and for careers in education, industry, agriculture, government service, and veterinary medicine.