Department of Bioengineering Swanson School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh

Department of Bioengineering Swanson School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
36%
64%
student ratio
178
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
24%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Bioengineering Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science in Bioengineering (MSBENG)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • Doctoral Degrees 19
    • 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

24% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 316
    • Accepted 76
    • Acceptance Rate 24
    • Enrolled 48
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline July 1st July 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsApril 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students178
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students178
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty80
    • Full-time Percentage28%
    • Part-time Percentage72%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchArtificial organs, biomechanics, biomaterials, signal processing, biotechnology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$56,182,515

Location & Contact

Department of Bioengineering

Swanson School of Engineering
University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Sanjeev Shroff

Chairman

Phone: 412-383-9713
Fax: 412-383-8788
Email: sshroff@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-624-9800
Fax: 412-624-9808
Email: ssoeadm@pitt.edu


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