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The Catholic University of America

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Washington, DC

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Overview

The Catholic University of America / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Washington, DC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Biomedical Engineering (MBE)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31
Applied
27
Accepted
12
Enrolled
87%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.4, statement of purpose, official copies of academic transcripts, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.5%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.13%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 2
Male (6)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomedical optics, robotics and human motor control, cell and tissue engineering, biomechanics, rehabilitation engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Cardinal Station
Washington, DC  20064
United States
Contact Dr. Peter S. Lum
Chair
Email: lum@cua.edu
Phone: 202-319-5181
Fax: 202-319-4287

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