Bioengineering, M.Sc. | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
12 months
18473 USD/year
18473 USD/year
8002 USD/year
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The M.S. Bioengineering degree program at University of Kansas prepares students to become leading researchers, educators, and entrepreneurs. 


The Bioengineering program at University of Kansas provides knowledge breadth in engineering and the biological sciences and knowledge depth in the student’s area of research interest. The program offers the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in bioengineering and the M.D./Ph.D. combined degree in conjunction with the KU School of Medicine. Students have access to innovative research and educational facilities on KU’s Lawrence and KU Medical Center campuses. 

The student selects from 6 tracks:

  • Bioimaging
  • Computational bioengineering
  • Biomaterials and tissue engineering
  • Biomechanics and neural engineering
  • Biomedical product design and development 
  • Biomolecular engineering
  • The student, in consultation with his or her advisor and advisory committee, develops a Plan of Study and a research program to satisfy degree requirements.

    The program’s goals are:

    • To give students an in-depth understanding of mathematics, engineering principles, physics, chemistry, physiology, and modern biology.
    • To train students to apply basic sciences to biological problems using engineering principles.
    • To train students to do bioengineering research and solve problems related to the design and development of diagnostic and therapeutic technologies that improve human health.
    • To train students to apply bioengineering research to commercially viable technologies.

    Programme Structure

    The M.S. program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours* beyond the B.S. to meet degree requirements.

    • Core Courses (6 hours)
    • Track Courses (18 hours) Students must complete the depth, breadth, and elective courses required in the chosen track (see the program's website for track requirements).
    • Research (6 hours)

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    30 alternative credits


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Statement of Academic Objectives
    • CV or Resume
    • Official Transcripts
    • 3 Letters of Recommendation-Letters should be on professional letterhead and include the name of the person providing the recommendation.
    • GRE Scores
    • English Proficiency Scores (if English is not your first language) 

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      18473 USD/year
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      Based on the tuition of 18473 USD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      18473 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 18473 USD per year during 12 months.
    • In-State

      8002 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8002 USD per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for Lawrence

    900 - 1400 USD /month
    Living costs

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


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