Biology

Hands-on experience

Hands-on experience

Freshman Biology Students working in the greenhouses.

Field work

Field work

Students examining specimens.

Why study Biology at UNH?

  • UNH's location and facilities provide unique opportunities for the study of biology due to its access to the seacoast, the Shoals Marine Laboratory, the lakes region of NH, and the White Mountains National Forest.
  • Biology faculty strongly believe in a hands-on approach to teaching and active involvement of undergraduates in research.
  • Wide range of faculty expertise, including freshwater, estuarine and marine biology, aquaculture, agriculture, sustainability, physiology, neurobiology and behavior.
  • A Biology degree provides the background for a variety of professional positions in the public and private sectors, plus provides an excellent foundation for students seeking to apply for graduate, medical or veterinary school.

Meet a Student

Alyssa Mixon

General Biology and Classics with a Pre-Med concentration, 2012