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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Department of Biomedical Engineering

San Antonio, TX

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The University of Texas at San Antonio

Overview

The University of Texas at San Antonio / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in San Antonio, TX, in a suburban 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 15
Doctoral Degrees 7

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

57
Applied
47
Accepted
19
Enrolled
82%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, BS in any of the science or engineering disciplines
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Resume, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, BS in any of the science or engineering disciplines

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

Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

53
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.53%
Black or African American 1.89%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7.55%
Unknown 7.55%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (7)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Tissue engineering and biomaterials, ocular biomechanics and cardiovascular biomechanics, biophotonics, cellular bioengineering, nano-biomaterials and nano-biotechnology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
562,482

Location & Contact

Address One UTSA Circle, AET 1.102
San Antonio, TX  78249
United States
Contact Dr. Eric Brey
Chair
Email: eric.brey@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-7149

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