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University of Utah

Department of Bioengineering

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of Bioengineering is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 or MCAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Project presentation, oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Seminar presentation, TA mentorship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

266
Applied
113
Accepted
49
Enrolled
42%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution, college, or university; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution, college, or university; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

148
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.7%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.7%
Unknown 5.41%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

62
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 41
Male (51)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Neural engineering and prosthesis; cardiovascular engineering and computer modeling; biomedical imaging and ultrasonic bioinstrumentation; biomedical device innovation and design; cellular, molecular and tissue therapeutics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
7,925,065

Location & Contact

Address 36 South Wasatch Drive
Room 3100, SMBB
Salt Lake City, UT  84112-9202
United States
Contact Dr. David W. Grainger
Chair, Bioengineering/Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Email: david.grainger@utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-8528
Fax: 801-585-5361