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Department of Biomedical Engineering College of Engineering The University of Iowa

  • Iowa City, IA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 34%66%
    student ratio
  • 74
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 31%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biomedical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 19
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and written and oral exam
    • Doctoral Degrees Required, Required and written and oral exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 61
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $100
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline August 1st August 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (minimum score: 310 verbal and quantitative), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (minimum score: 310 verbal and quantitative), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 553 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian15%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiomaterials, tissue engineering and cellular mechanics; cell motion analysis and modeling; spinal and joint biomechanics, digital human modeling, and biomedical imaging; bioinformatics and computational biology; fluid and cardiovascular biomechanics; wound healing; mechanobiology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$10,946,420

Location & Contact

Department of Biomedical Engineering

College of Engineering
The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242-1316
United States

Dr. Joseph Reinhardt

Departmental Executive Officer

Phone: 319-335-5634
Fax: 319-335-5631
Email: joe-reinhardt@uiowa.edu

Courtney Bork

Academic Program Specialist

Phone: 319-335-5632
Fax: 319-335-5631
Email: bme@engineering.uiowa.edu



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