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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Worcester, MA

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Overview

Worcester Polytechnic Institute / Department of Biomedical Engineering is located in Worcester, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
(Graduate Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

95
Applied
51
Accepted
14
Enrolled
54%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 563
TOEFL IBT score: 84
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

44
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (3)

Location & Contact

Address 100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA  01609-2280
United States
Contact Dr. Kristen Billiar
Head
Email: kbilliar@wpi.edu
Phone: 508-831-5447
Fax: 508-831-5541

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