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Biomedical Engineering

We are pleased with your interest in our graduate program. Before you continue with the electronic application for admission, we wish to ensure that you are familiar with the minimum requirements for admission to graduate degree study in Biomedical Engineering. It is important to recognize that although satisfaction of these basic requirements does not guarantee graduate admission, failure to satisfy these requirements may lead to automatic denial of admission.

Supporting Documents: Additional documents are required to support the application. Supporting documents should be uploaded to the online application or mailed directly to the graduate program to which you are applying, as directed below. Click the links below for details. Supporting documents include the following, unless specific instructions are noted in the requirements sections of this page:

Application Deadlines: Applications and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the deadlines listed below:

Fall Spring Summer
U.S. Citizen July 15 December 1 May 1
International April 15 September 15 February 15

 

Contact Information Send Supporting Documents To: (In order to expedite the processing of your application, we ask that you submit all supporting documents in one large envelope.)
Web Sites of Interest
Name: Edward J. Berbari, PhD
Phone: (317) 274-3728
E-mail: eberbari@iupui.edu
Graduate Office
School of Engineering and Technology
IUPUI
Room 215 ET Building
779 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
USA

The Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering is a joint campus program between IUPUI and Purdue University, West Lafayette.  Students may choose a major professor from either campus, but the program is administered through Purdue University and all applicants must apply to the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering (https://engineering.purdue.edu/BME/Academics/Graduate/Admissionson the West Lafayette campus, regardless of which campus they will perform their research work.

Purdue University Ph.D engineering studies available at IUPUI:
To apply for admission, follow the directions provided that are specific to each program below. (Ph.D. engineering programs are administered at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.)

IUPUI does not offer the Direct Ph.D. program in engineering.  Admission to the Direct Ph.D. program is offered only at Purdue University, West Lafayette campus.

Biomedical Engineering
To apply for admission to the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Engineering, you must complete the Purdue University online application; select West Lafayette campus and apply directly to the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette.  Obtain information and specific application instructions here: https://engineering.purdue.edu/BME/Academics/Graduate/Admissions.     

Master's Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required -- no minimum score has been set

International Applicant Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required -- no minimum score set
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 20 
    Listening: 20 
    Speaking: 20 
    Writing: 20
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Not required, but recommended

Doctoral Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Master's Degree Completion:
    Not required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required -- no minimum score set

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Master's Degree Completion:
    Not required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required -- no minimum score set
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 20 
    Listening: 20 
    Speaking: 20 
    Writing: 20
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for for Non-Native English Speakers
    Not required, but recommended

If you do not meet the basic requirements described above, please do not submit an electronic application until you have contacted our graduate program staff.

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