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Florida International University

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Miami, FL

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Overview

Florida International University / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score 1000, verbal 350, quantitative 650)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score 1150, verbal 450, quantitative 700)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

73
Applied
33
Accepted
8
Enrolled
45%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score 1000, verbal 350, quantitative 650)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum combined score 1150, verbal 450, quantitative 700)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, letter of intent, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

47
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 27.66%
Black or African American 12.77%
White or Caucasian 8%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.26%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 2
Male (13)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioimaging and biosignal processing, bioinstrumentation, devices and sensors, biomaterials and bio-nanotechnology, cellular and tissue engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 10555 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL  33175
United States
Contact Dr. Wei-Chiang Lin
Interim Chair
Email: wclin@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-6112
Fax: 305-348-6954