Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Sciences
To apply for an undergraduate or certificate program in the College of Science of Health, prospective students must complete the application for undergraduate studies online.
The Department of Health and Life Sciences conducts a comprehensive review of all applications for undergraduate admission, involving an academic review and evaluation of personal achievements. The Department of Health and Life Sciences accepts applications for the Biomedical Sciences undergraduate program from freshman and transfer students.
In addition to the application, the following items must be submitted. Please note that an incomplete application file may delay its processing.
- Completion of the Application for Undergraduate Studies.
- High School Diploma
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary school(s) attended
- Minimum GPA of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
- National test scores (either SAT or ACT) *recommended*
- Completion of Math and English placement exams
- For Freshmen Students:
- 1 year of High School laboratory sciences in biology, chemistry, or physics
- For Transfer Students:
- Completion of Introductory Chemistry and Introductory Biology or equivalent
Application Filing Periods
The Biomedical Sciences undergraduate program starts every year in the Fall and Spring semesters. The date below is a recommended deadline; however, the program offers rolling admissions, and applications are considered until the enrollment capacity has been reached.
March 1 (Priority Deadline: December 1)
For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (323) 563-4839
International Student Applicants
We do not require a separate application or additional fee, and you should be prepared to meet all of the admissions requirements as outlined above. Application Requirements for all applicants submitting coursework outside of the USA.
- Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores must be submitted prior to any offer of acceptance
- All international applicants whose first language is not English must take the TOEFL
- A minimum total score of 80
- The scores must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to the Office of Enrollment Management (email@example.com)
- Only the Internet Based Test TOEFL exam will be accepted
- Coursework completed outside the U.S., must be evaluated for U.S. course equivalency from one of the following services: (course-by-course evaluation required)
Application Requirements for all applicants submitting coursework outside of the USA:
- Coursework completed outside the US must be evaluated for US course equivalency from one of the following services (course-by-course evaluation required):
- World Education Services (WES)
- Josef Silny & Associates (JSA)
- Global Credential Evaluators (GCE)
- International Education Research Foundation (IERF)
- Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute (ACEI)
- American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers, International Education Service (AACRAO IES)
If you need assistance with immigration (I-20 form, F-1 visa, SEVIS, etc.), our Office of International Affairs will be able to assist you. You can contact CDU’s Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) and Director, Office of International Affairs Dr. Lejeune Lockett firstname.lastname@example.org or (323) 357-3458.