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University of Washington

Department of Bioengineering

Seattle, WA

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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Bioengineering is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioengineering
Master of Applied Bioengineering (MAB) Applied bioengineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Bioengineering and nanotechnology
Master of Science (MS) Bioengineering
Master of Science (MS) Pharmaceutical bioengineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, general exam, thesis defense
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

833
Applied
201
Accepted
68
Enrolled
24%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, transcripts, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, transcripts, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Traineership

Student Body

177
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.95%
Black or African American 1.69%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 24.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.56%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 1.69%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

97
Total faculty
Full-time - 50
Part-time - 47
Male (77)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Imaging and image guided therapy, molecular and cellular engineering, biomaterials and regenerative medicine, technology for expanding access to healthcare, synthetic and quantitative biology, neural engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
25,555,000

Location & Contact

Address Box 355061
3720 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA  98195-5061
United States
Contact Dr. Cecilia Giachelli
Professor/Chair
Email: ceci@uw.edu
Phone: 206-685-2000
Fax: 206-685-3300

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