Ph.D. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering

The Ohio State University

40605 USD/year
37396 USD/year
12679 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Biomedical Engineering (BME) at the The Ohio State University combines engineering principles and methodology with physical, chemical and mathematical sciences to solve problems in biology, medicine, behavior and health.


Biomedical engineers are employed by pharmaceutical industries, government agencies, biomedical product companies, universities, medical center labs and emerging high-tech industries. Due to their multidisciplinary backgrounds, biomedical engineers have diverse research interests, often acting as liaisons between technological and clinical communities.

The programme

Biomedical Engineering offers degrees of Master of Science and Doctorate of Philosophy with more than 90 faculty mentors to choose from within colleges such as:

  • Dentistry
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary medicine.

Students at the The Ohio State University also may pursue an MD/PhD degree administered jointly through the College of Medicine and the Graduate School. The combined BS/MS program is an option for high-achieving Ohio State undergraduates.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hard Tissue Biomaterials
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Microdevices
  • Biomedical Nano
  • Medical Device Design
  • Biomed Microtransducers
  • FEM in BME
  • Scientific Methods in Biomedical Eng
  • Biomaterials
  • Ethics
  • Cell Engineering
  • Cellular Nanotech

Key information

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Submit documentation that demonstrates fulfillment of the following:

  • A baccalaureate or professional degree (or equivalent foreign credential)
  • A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Prerequisite training that will enable you to pursue your program
  • Standardized test score (GRE or GMAT)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40605 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 40605 USD per year
  • National

    37396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37396 USD per year
  • In-State

    12679 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12679 USD per year

Living costs for Columbus

940 - 1520 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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