Ph.D. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering

University of Houston

24 months
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We offer a phd degree in Biomedical Engineering at University of Houston. In addition to continued study of a broad range of engineering fundamentals, candidates for the doctoral degree enjoy intensive exposure to a specific field of engineering research. 


At University of Houston we offer a Biomedical Engineering program. Individual research is the major focal point for these students, who are expected to expand the frontiers of knowledge in their area of endeavor. 

Key Features 

  • Moreover, candidates learn and experience the general philosophy, methods, and concepts of research and scholarly inquiry, so that they may contribute after graduation to substantive issues completely unrelated to their doctoral research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Engineering
  • Statistical Methods in Biomedical Engineering
  • Genomic and Proteomic Engineering 
  • Graduate Bioengineering Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


54 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
159 (quantitative)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UH Graduate School Application
  • Application Fee - $25 Domestic/$75 International (cannot be waived)
  • Official Transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended (Scanned copies of official transcripts can be uploaded as PDF files and may be used to make admission decisions. If admitted, however, you will not be able to enroll without the official transcript(s) showing undergraduate degree conferral on file.)
  • GRE scores 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Resume/CV 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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