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Tufts University

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Medford, MA

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Tufts University

Overview

Tufts University / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Medford, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Philosophy (PhD/PhD)
Master of Science (MS) Biomedical engineering
Master of Science (MS) Bioengineering Biomaterials
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biomedical engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 9

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 General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

226
Applied
41
Accepted
11
Enrolled
18%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.84%
Black or African American 1.61%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.23%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Regenerative medicine with biomaterials and tissue engineering, diffuse optical imaging and spectroscopy, optics in the development of biomedical devices, ultrafast nonlinear optics and biophotonics, optical diagnostics for diseased and engineered tissues
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Science and Technology Center
4 Colby Street
Medford, MA  02155
United States
Contact Dr. Irene Georgakoudi
Graduate Program Director
Phone: 617-627-4353