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Overview

The University of Iowa / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Iowa City, IA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 13
Doctoral Degrees 13

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

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum combined score of 310 on verbal and quantitative)
Thesis Required for some
Written and oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum combined score of 310 on verbal and quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Written and oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

83
Applied
17
Accepted
8
Enrolled
20%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum combined score of 310 on verbal and quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum combined score of 310 on verbal and quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.25
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 553
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American 1.96%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.96%
Unknown 1.96%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (4)
Male (14)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomaterials, tissue engineering and cellular mechanics; cell motion analysis and modeling; spinal and joint biomechanics, digital human modeling, and biomedical imaging; bioinformatics and computational biology; fluid and cardiovascular biomechanics; wound healing; mechanobiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,910,751

Location & Contact

Address Iowa City, IA  52242-1316
United States
Contact Dr. Joseph M. Reinhardt
Departmental Executive Officer
Email: joe-reinhardt@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-5634
Fax: 319-335-5631