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University of Nevada, Reno

Interdisciplinary Program in Biomedical Engineering

Reno, NV

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Overview

University of Nevada, Reno / Interdisciplinary Program in Biomedical Engineering is located in Reno, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 (recommended)
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
8
Accepted
5
Enrolled
32%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 23.08%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioengineering, biophysics, biomedical instrumentation, biosensors
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
272,638

Location & Contact

Address Reno, NV  89557
United States
Contact Dr. Nelson G. Publicover
Graduate Program Director
Email: bmeadmin@unr.edu
Phone: 775-784-4952

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