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University of Memphis

Program in Biomedical Engineering

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / Program in Biomedical Engineering is located in Memphis, TN.

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 1

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 Alternate accepted
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
25%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or master's degree in biomedical engineering, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
66%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.33%
Black or African American 4.17%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.17%
Asian 4.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (6)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomaterials and cell/tissue engineering, especially for orthopedic applications; biosensors; biomechanics (hemodynamics, soft tissue, lung, gait); electrophysiology; novel medical image-acquisition devices
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Engineering Technology Building
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Eugene C. Eckstein
Chairman
Email: eckstein@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-3733
Fax: 901-678-5281