What will I learn?

The University of Cincinnati’s graduate degree in biomedical engineering combines faculty, resources and expertise from its prestigious Colleges of Engineering and Medicine. One of the few such interdisciplinary advanced degree programs in the country, the BME graduate program offers three different areas of specialization: Bioinformatics, Medical Imaging, and Tissue Engineering/Biomechanics. The field of biomedical engineering is expected to lead engineering employment growth in the next decade. The rate of increase of 26% is projected to be the largest of all engineering professions. A degree in biomedical engineering can lead to a career in academia, industry, or government.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
US$28,972.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

31 March 2022

Start date

22 August 2022, 9 January 2023


UC Uptown West Campus

2600 Clifton Avenue,



45221, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university. A grade-point average (GPA) of 3.2 or better (on a 4.0 scale). A strong background in biology and/or biochemistry

For international students

For our graduate programs, we welcome applications from students who hold a baccalaureate degree (or higher) with a GPA of 3.0+ from a college or university regarded as standard by a regional or general accrediting agency, and have at least a B average in undergraduate course work (or otherwise give evidence of promise that is judged satisfactory by the admitting program and the Graduate School).

Standardized Tests of English Proficiency

Most students fulfill the English requirement by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Testing System (IELTS), or the PEARSON Test of English (PTE). For IELTS, an overall band score of 6.5 is sufficient for graduate admission. For PEARSON, a score of 47 is sufficient. TOEFL requirements vary based on the type of TOEFL test taken, and scores are valid for up to two years. The minimum university requirement is: 520 (paper-based test), or 190 (computer-based test), or 92 (internet-based test).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati is the birthplace of co-op learning and has led the world in applied experiential learning for over 200 years.

  • #1 public university for co-op and internships in the U.S.
  • Fantastic support for international students
  • Over 400 degree-programs, including a Pathway Program
  • Excellent safety track record and vibrant urban living

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