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Purdue University / Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is located in West Lafayette, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering (MSBME)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 31st October 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.25

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Engineered biomaterials and biomechanics, imaging, instrumentation, quantitative cellular and systems engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 206 South Martin Jischke Drive
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2032
United States
Contact Dr. George R. Wodicka
Head of Biomedical Engineering
Phone: 765-494-2998