Department of Biomedical Engineering College of Engineering The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Biomedical Engineering College of Engineering The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
41%
59%
student ratio
80
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
45%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biomedical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

45% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 97
    • Accepted 44
    • Acceptance Rate 45
    • Enrolled 31
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, three letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, BS in any of the science or engineering disciplines
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, resume, three letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose, BS in any of the science or engineering disciplines
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students80
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students80
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Full-time Percentage66%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino26%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian43%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian20%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage88%
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Female Percentage12%
    • Male Percentage88%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTissue engineering and biomaterials, ocular biomechanics and cardiovascular biomechanics, biophotonics, cellular bioengineering, nanobiomaterials and nanobiotechnology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biomedical Engineering

College of Engineering
The University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle, AET 1.102
San Antonio, TX 78249
United States

Dr. Joo Ong

Department Chair/Professor

Phone: 210-458-7084
Fax: 210-458-7007
Email: anson.ong@utsa.edu

Monica Rodriguez

Director of the Graduate School

Phone: 210-458-4331
Email: graduateadmissions@utsa.edu


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