38
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Biomedical Engineering is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

38
Applied
10
Accepted
7
Enrolled
26%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American 10.53%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown 2.63%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (7)
Male (10)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, cardiac electrophysiology, computational biology and neuroscience, ocular biomechanics and medical device development, biomedical implants and devices
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,726,920

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Jianyi Zhang
Chair
Email: jayzhang@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-8420