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University of Rochester

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Rochester, NY

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University of Rochester

Overview

University of Rochester / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Rochester, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 2

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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Teaching assistantship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
1st-year preliminary exam, qualifying exam, 2 teaching assistantships, 3 lab rotations, 39 required course credits

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

287
Applied
140
Accepted
32
Enrolled
49%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th April 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendations, official transcripts, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendations, official transcripts, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

80
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 6.25%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.75%
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomechanics, biomedical acoustics, biomedical nanotechnology, biomedical optics, regenerative medicine
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,840,664

Location & Contact

Address 201 Robert B. Goergen Hall, PO Box 270168
Rochester, NY  14627
United States
Contact Diane Dalecki
Professor and Chair
Email: diane.dalecki@rochester.edu
Phone: 585-275-7378

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