Archives—January 2012

Who is my graduate advisor?

Your advisor will be assigned upon admission to our graduate program.  You will be notified via an admission letter from the Biomedical Engineering Department of your advisor assignment.  Students may select a new advisor at any time by consent of the student and the advisor.


What is the deadline for my application?

When applying to the PhD program, in order for students to be considered for support, the application deadline is January 15th for fall and July 1st for spring admission.  Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered on a rolling basis but will not be considered for financial support.

There is no formal deadline for applications for admission to the Masters programs in BME. Applications are processed as they are received.



Will I receive an assistantship (TA, RA)?

Teaching assistantship will be awarded to the student when there is an opening and the student is highly qualified. Research assistantship is awarded through individual faculty member, so please contact the faculty member you wish to work for RA availability.

New graduate students will be notified via letter by April 1st if they will receive an assistantship for the upcoming semester.  Students will have two weeks to accept or decline the offer.



What is my GRE requirement?

While the recommended GRE scores are Verbal = 153, Quantitative = 165, Analytical = 3, program admission also depend on other factors including previous coursework and performance, previous research/industrial experience, recommendation letters, area of concentration and the department needs.