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University of Louisville

Department of Bioengineering

Louisville, KY

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University of Louisville

Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Bioengineering is located in Louisville, KY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioengineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Advancing bioengineering technologies through entrepreneurship
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Bioengineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, final official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, written statement describing previous experience related to bioengineering, written statement as to how the PhD in bioengineering will allow the applicant to fulfill their career goals

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 3
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.56%
Black or African American 2.56%
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.56%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Injury risk assessment and prevention, bioimaging, interdisciplinary oncology, biomedical devices, biomes and cardiovascular mechanics, advanced heart failure research, nanotherapeutics, biomimetics and tissue engineering, vascular mechanics, drug, gene and protein delivery, bioinstrumentation and controls research and development, orthopedic bioengineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,198,798

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Ayman El-Baz
Chair
Email: aselba01@louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-5092