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Northwestern University

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Evanston, IL

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Overview

Northwestern University / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Evanston, IL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 39
Doctoral Degrees 18

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

459
Applied
111
Accepted
30
Enrolled
24%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 577
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

140
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.43%
Black or African American 6.43%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 12.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 5.71%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Imaging and biophotonics; biomaterials and regenerative medicine; neural engineering and rehabilitation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
33,986,780

Location & Contact

Address 2145 Sheridan Road
E-310
Evanston, IL  60208
United States
Contact Dr. Eric Perreault
Chair
Email: e-perreault@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-467-1213
Fax: 847-491-4928

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