• Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
The PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Engineering and Applied Sciences provides an opportunity for you to pursue a program of research in a specialized area and to develop a dissertation that embodies the results of original research and gives evidence of high level independent scholarship.
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Overview

The purpose of the PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is to allow you to gain the knowledge and research skills to contribute to a company or university in a research setting. 

Research Areas

Our faculty is actively engaged in research programs sponsored by industry, federal and state agencies. Moreover, they have active research programs within the department and in collaboration with colleagues in other departments at the University at Buffalo, as well as with many external collaborators.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description

      5+ Years

  • Credits
    72 alternative credits

    hours

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The four cutting-edge themes of our department are:

  • Molecular-cellular, Cell, and Tissue Engineering
  • Biomedical Sensors, Instrumentation and Diagnostics
  • Computational Engineering and Modeling
  • Medical Imaging and Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    55

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • undergraduate and (where applicable) graduate grades
  • GRE exam scores
  • letters of recommendation
  • a statement outlining past accomplishments, professional objectives, special interests, and educational plans

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23100 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11310 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Buffalo

  • 920 - 1560 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Scholarships
    • University at Buffalo Presidential Fellowships
    • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships
    • Arthur A. Schomburg Fellowships
    • Fulbright Programs
    • Western New York Prosperity Fellowship Program

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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