Biomedical Engineering


Why study Biomedical Engineering?

The University of Cincinnati’s graduate degree in biomedical engineering combines faculty, resources and expertise from its prestigious Colleges of Engineering and Medicine. One of the few such interdisciplinary advanced degree programs in the country, the BME graduate program offers three different areas of specialization: Bioinformatics, Medical Imaging, and Tissue Engineering/Biomechanics. The field of biomedical engineering is expected to lead engineering employment growth in the next decade. The rate of increase of 26% is projected to be the largest of all engineering professions. A degree in biomedical engineering can lead to a career in academia, industry, or government.

Admission Requirements

  • GRE - Required of all international students; GRE is exempt for students that earned a degree from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent accreditation) in the USA with a GPA of 3.0+
  • Transcript(s) and Degree Certificates (unofficial transcripts are used for admissions review, only admitted applicants submit official transcripts)
  • GPA minimum 3.0 or equivalent
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • International students - English Proficiency Test: TOEFL (minimum 92) or IELTS (minimum 6.5)

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines and additional application information can be found at the CEAS Office of Graduate Studies.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Contact Information

Graduate Studies Office
PO Box 210077
665 Baldwin Hall
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0077

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Program Code: 20DOC-BME-PHD