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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Minneapolis, MN

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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus

Overview

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Minneapolis, MN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 17

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 Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

335
Applied
68
Accepted
28
Enrolled
20%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes

Entrance Requirements

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

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Student Body

137
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Not Reported
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.73%
Black or African American 1.46%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.73%
Asian 8.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.46%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioinstrumentation and medical devices; biomaterials; biomechanics; biomedical optics and imaging; biomolecular, cellular, and tissue engineering; cardiovascular engineering; neural engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Church Street, SE
Minneapolis, MN  55455-0213
United States
Contact Steven L. Crouch
Dean
Email: crouch@umn.edu
Phone: 612-624-2006
Fax: 612-624-2841