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University of Miami

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Coral Gables, FL

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Overview

University of Miami / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Coral Gables, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

58
Applied
30
Accepted
10
Enrolled
52%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.57%
Black or African American 3.92%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 17.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomedical signal processing and instrumentation, cardiovascular engineering, optics and lasers, rehabilitation engineering, tissue mechanics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
646,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 248025
Coral Gables, FL  33124
United States
Contact Prof. Ozcan Ozdamar
Chair
Email: oozdamar@miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-2136
Fax: 305-284-6494

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