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Temple University

Department of Bioengineering

Philadelphia, PA

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Temple University

Overview

Temple University / Department of Bioengineering is located in Philadelphia, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam, dissertation proposal and defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
29
Accepted
12
Enrolled
51%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; BS in engineering from ABET-accredited or equivalent institution; resume; goals statement; three letters of reference; official transcripts
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; MS in engineering from ABET-accredited or equivalent institution (preferred); resume; goals statement; three letters of reference; official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.71%
Black or African American 5.71%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (34%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 1
Male (7)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Soft tissue mechanics, injury biomechanics, targeted drug delivery, brain-computer interface, regenerative medicine, smart nanotechnology-based biomaterials, tissue spectroscopy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122-6096
United States
Contact Dr. Peter Lelkes
Chair, Department of Bioengineering
Email: pilelkes@temple.edu
Phone: 215-204-3307
Fax: 215-204-6936

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