All prospective students who are interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Biophysics need to fill out an application with OSU Admissions

If you have any questions about our program please make sure to look through our website. If you have specific questions about our program or would like to come visit please Contact Us. The Office will be able to direct you to the appropriate advisor.


The START program is required for all incoming freshmen. The program is run by our Advisors. During it you will be able to discuss your courses for the fall term and create a program plan. If you have already been admitted, you are required to participate in the Summer Advising and Registration Program for New Undergraduates (START).

Transfer Students

Transfer students should visit our Transferring to OSU page.

Financial Aid

For more information on student services and financial aid, please visit OSU Financial Aid. Students may apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is only available online. Financial aid includes grants, loans and Federal work-study. OSU Scholarships for incoming freshmen are awarded by the University at the time of admittance.

Scholarships Outside of OSU

Scholarship Tips

Here are a few scholarship tips that can help you get started in the right direction.

  • Be organized and be honest!
  • Follow instructions carefully
  • Proofread your application
  • Apply to as many sources as possible
  • Apply each year of attendance
  • Pay attention to deadlines - most scholarship deadlines are between December and April.

For more tips, see:

1. CollegeBoard

2. ScholarshipHelp


4. U.S. Scholarship Guide

5. The Simple Dollar Scholarship Guide

When applying for scholarships make sure that you are applying through legitimate resources.  Scholarship Scams are common so it pays to be diligent when researching scholarship resources.

Popular Scholarship websites:


College Gold

Student Scholarship Search