Department of Biomedical Engineering Viterbi School of Engineering University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
35%
65%
student ratio
235
total students
$31,240 | $31,240
in-state | out-of-state tuition
December 1
fall application deadline
39%
acceptance rate
0 Department and Program
departments and programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biomedical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Medical Device And Diagnostic Engineering Master of Science (MS)
    • Medical Imaging And Imaging Informatics Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 61
    • Doctoral Degrees 18
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

39% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 402
    • Accepted 157
    • Acceptance Rate 39
    • Enrolled 68
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$31,240
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,240
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$600.00
    • 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 submitCSS Profile and FAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students235
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students235
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Full-time Percentage75%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian41%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian34%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty27
    • Full-time Percentage48%
    • Part-time Percentage52%
    • Female Percentage15%
    • Male Percentage85%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMedical ultrasound, BioMEMS, neural prosthetics, computational bioengineering, bioengineering of vision, medical devices
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$13,883,917

Location & Contact

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Viterbi School of Engineering
University of Southern California

University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

Dr. Norberto Grzywacz

Chair

Phone: 213-740-7237
Email: bmedept@usc.edu

Ms. Mischal Diasanta

Student Advisor

Phone: 213-740-0344
Email: diasanta@usc.edu


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