Apply to Our Undergraduate Program

Incoming Students

Apply to UB. When applying, you should indicate your intended major on the application form.

Current UB Students

We invite you to change your major or minor to Biological Sciences.

Please Note:

  • To be eligible for the major your GPA in all required BIO courses previously taken must be at least 2.000, and your combined GPA in the required Math and Chem courses must be at least 2.000. 
  • For Bioinformatics/BIO, your combined GPA in the required courses must be at least 3.000.
  • This form is for current UB students who are not yet Biological Sciences majors or minors.
  • If you are not a current UB student, list Biological Sciences as your primary interest when you apply to UB.
  • For further information, contact:

Change your Major or Minor to Biological Sciences

Submit the CAS Major/Minor Change Request form to request one of the following changes to your academic plan:

  • Add a major, minor, or certificate in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Drop any major
  • Drop any minor