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Department of Biomedical Engineering College of Engineering Michigan Technological University

  • Houghton, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 40%60%
    student ratio
  • 10
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 6%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biomedical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

6% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 49
    • Accepted 3
    • Acceptance Rate 6
    • Enrolled 1
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (recommended for students with a Michigan Tech degree), statement of purpose, and official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose, and official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 100 iBT) or IELTS

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$226.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, cooperative program

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students10
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students10
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian100%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiomaterials/tissue engineering, physiology measurement, biomechanics, mechanotransduction, bone metabolism
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,173,115

Location & Contact

Department of Biomedical Engineering

College of Engineering
Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
United States

Dr. Sean Kirkpatrick

Chair

Phone: 906-487-2772
Fax: 906-487-1717
Email: sjkirkpa@mtu.edu

Judy Schaefer

Senior Staff Assistant

Phone: 906-487-2772
Fax: 906-487-1717
Email: jlschaef@mtu.edu



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