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Department of Biomedical Engineering College of Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Madison, WI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 35%65%
    student ratio
  • 107
    total students
  • $10,728 | $24,054
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 31
    fall application deadline
  • 16%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biomedical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 30
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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

16% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 397
    • Accepted 65
    • Acceptance Rate 16
    • Enrolled 32
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $56
    • Application Fee - International $56
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 31st December 31st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, bachelor's degree in engineering or a physical science (chemistry or physics)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, bachelor's degree in engineering or a physical science (chemistry or physics)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$10,728
    • Out-of-state tuition *$24,054
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,130.00
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students107
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students107
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty80
    • Full-time Percentage26%
    • Part-time Percentage74%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiomaterials; bioinstrumentation; cellular scale; biomechanics; biomedical imaging; ergonomics; design, fabrication, and testing of novel micro fabrication techniques; magnetic resonance; tissue engineering; biomedical optics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$10,200,000

Location & Contact

Department of Biomedical Engineering

College of Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

2130 Engineering Centers Building 1550 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706
United States

Dr. Elizabeth Meyerand

Professor and Chair

Phone: 608-263-1685
Fax: 608-263-1352
Email: bme@engr.wisc.edu

Mrs. Deidre Vincevineus

Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Phone: 608-265-1452
Fax: 608-890-2204
Email: vincevineus@wisc.edu



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