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Boston University

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Boston, MA

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Boston University

Overview

Boston University / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Biomedical engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 51
Doctoral Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

819
Applied
276
Accepted
76
Enrolled
34%

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

220
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.82%
Black or African American 0.91%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.91%
Unknown 4.09%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomaterials, tissue engineering and drug delivery; modeling of biological systems; molecular bioengineering and biophysics; neuroscience and neural disease; synthetic biology and systems biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 44 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. John White
Chairman
Phone: 617-353-2805
Fax: 617-353-6766