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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Madison, WI

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Overview

University of Wisconsin–Madison / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Madison, WI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 29
Doctoral Degrees 12

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
Thesis Optional
At least 30 credits of coursework
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
60 credits total, 30 additional credits of coursework beyond MS

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

310
Applied
57
Accepted
31
Enrolled
18%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
81
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in engineering (biomedical, chemical, electrical, industrial, mechanical, etc.) or science (biology, biochemistry, chemistry, genetics, immunology, physics, etc.)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in engineering (biomedical, chemical, electrical, industrial, mechanical, etc.) or science (biology, biochemistry, chemistry, genetics, immunology, physics, etc.)

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

103
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.83%
Black or African American 3.88%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 13.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.94%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cellular and molecular engineering; bioinstrumentation; biomedical imaging; cancer research; biomechanics; biomaterials and tissue engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
11,341,590

Location & Contact

Address 2120 Engineering Centers Building
1550 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI  53706
United States
Contact Dr. Justin Williams
Professor and Chair
Email: info@bme.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-263-4660

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