M.Eng. On Campus Online


University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

12 months
38150 USD/year
38150 USD/year
20998 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Designed for those looking for a stepping stone to technical and managerial careers in the healthcare industry, our professional Bioengineering program combines the strengths of the Grainger College of Engineering and the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. 


Graduates are equipped with bioengineering technical skills and big-picture business perspective—trained to find creative solutions to complex, multi-level systems problems.

The Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Bioengineering at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is a professional, non-thesis master’s degree program designed for industry-bound professionals who seek to advance their technical breadth and depth in fields related to bioengineering, while developing a fundamental understanding of key business concepts. 

Key Features 

  • It bridges the skills gap by delving into greater technical depth than is possible in an undergraduate program. 
  • The on-campus program is designed to be completed in the Fall and Spring semesters, while the online program offers flexibility towards degree completion.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Engineering Law
  • Developing Breakthrough Projects
  • Biophotonics
  • Optical Imaging
  • Photonic Device Laboratory
  • Modern Light Microscopy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts of all completed university coursework.
  • NOTE: Official transcripts are not required for application purposes but ARE required if an offer of admission is accepted.
  • Three letters of reference— The letters will be submitted online, and letter writers will receive instructions about the upload process via email. 
  • Statement of Purpose— Two- to three-page essay that outlines your interest and applicable skills, especially those relevant to research, that have prepared you for the rigors of a Ph.D. program.
  • Résumé or CV
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38150 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    38150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38150 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    20998 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20998 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Urbana

1100 - 1500 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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