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Vanderbilt University

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Nashville, TN

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Overview

Vanderbilt University / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 (for all except M Eng)
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

186
Applied
25
Accepted
11
Enrolled
13%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for all except M Eng)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

67
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.99%
Black or African American 2.99%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.48%
Unknown 4.48%

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 10
Male (25)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bio-medical imaging, cell bioengineering, biomedical optics, technology-guided therapy, laser-tissue interaction and spectroscopy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
10,450,592

Location & Contact

Address Nashville, TN  37240-1001
United States
Contact Dr. Todd D. Giorgio
Chair
Email: todd.d.giorgio@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: 615-322-3756
Fax: 615-343-7919

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