MSBME Admissions

Applicants to the MSBME program should have earned a bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, engineering, or a closely-related field. Students with undergraduate degrees in the physical sciences, life sciences, or mathematics will also be considered for admission; however, such students must demonstrate competence in engineering areas usually found in an undergraduate engineering curriculum. In some cases, preparatory courses in engineering may be required, with specific recommendations made by the BME Graduate Program Committee.

Brandon Sherrod works on a Scale-Metrix Wheelchair Scale project. Brandon Sherrod working on a Scale-Metrix Wheelchair Scale project. Test Scores

Admission to the BME Master’s program is competitive.

  • Successful applicants usually present scores of at least 150 on the verbal and at least 155 on the quantitative sections of the GRE General Test.
  • Typical students have an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or greater.
  • International students should present a score of at least 90 on the TOEFL or a score of 6.5 on the IELTS.

Application and Admission Deadlines

Graduate Students are admitted in the fall semester of each year. Applications should be submitted via the Graduate School online application portal. Priority application deadline is January 15.

Application Checklist

Specific application information can be found in the Graduate Program Checklist (pdf).

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