Program in Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology College of Engineering University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Program in Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology College of Engineering University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

North Dartmouth, MA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
64%
36%
student ratio
25
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
52%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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 Capstone project
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $60
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th October 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, statement of purpose (minimum of 300 words), resume, and 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Financial Support for Part-time Students

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students25
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students25
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Full-time Percentage64%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian48%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student36%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female PercentageNot Reported
    • Male PercentageNot Reported

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAnti-oxidants, anti-cancer, anti-microbial agents; mechanisms of anti-microbial resistance; synthesis and modification of nano-structures; self-assembled bio-molecular networks; tissue regeneration
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$813,000

Location & Contact

Program in Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology

College of Engineering
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
United States

Tracie Ferreira

Graduate Program Co-Director

Phone: 508-999-8604
Email: bmebtphd@umassd.edu

Steven Briggs

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for Graduate Studies

Phone: 508-999-8604
Fax: 508-999-8183
Email: graduate@umassd.edu


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