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Boston University

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical engineering
Master of Engineering (M Eng) Biomedical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 43
Doctoral Degrees 44

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,020
Applied
378
Accepted
78
Enrolled
37%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships
Career or field-related internships
Federal Work-Study
Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

242
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.61%
Black or African American 2.07%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 14.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.07%
Unknown 2.48%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomaterials, tissue engineering and drug delivery; modeling of biological systems; molecular bioengineering and biophysics; neuroscience and neural disease; synthetic biology and systems biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 44 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. John White
Chairman
Phone: 617-353-2805
Fax: 617-353-6766

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