Biomedical Engineering

University of Arkansas

12 months
28042 USD/year
28042 USD/year
10336 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MEng. in Biomedical Engineering at University of Arkansas prepare graduates for careers in biomedical engineering practice with government agencies, engineering firms, consulting firms or industries and to provide a foundation for continued study at the post-master’s level.


The Biomedical Engineering program offered by University of Arkansas is also a great way to prepare for medical, dental or pharmaceutical school.

The world of medicine is changing rapidly, with new treatments and diagnostic tools being developed and tested every day. Many life-enhancing breakthroughs in medicine resulted from the combination of engineering and biology.

During our MEng. in Biomedical Engineering from University of Arkansas students will be able to:

  • work on the cutting edge of the medical field
  • find new ways to enhance our health and well-being 
  • investigate new ways to diagnose and treat diseases like Alzheimer’s and diabetes
  • design implants and prosthetics to help people with injuries, disabilities or diseases
  • design high-tech medical equipment to be used in hospitals and doctor’s offices. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design and Analysis of Experiments in Biomedical Research
  • Mathematical Modeling of Physiological Systems
  • Tissue Mechanics
  • Advanced Biomaterials and Biocompatibility.
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Biomedical Optics and Imaging
  • Biomedical Data and Image Analysis
  • Advanced Special Topics
  • Cardiovascular Physiology and Devices
  • Fundamentals of Fracture and Fatigue in Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




24-30 alternative credits
  • Thesis Option: 24 hours
  • Non-thesis Option:  30 hours 


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A B.S. or M.S. degree in engineering or engineering equivalent or completion of the minimum admission criteria for non-engineering majors (see below) with a GPA of at least 3.0.
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher on the last 60 hours of the baccalaureate degree.
  • A GRE score of 302 or above (verbal and quantitative).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28042 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    28042 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28042 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10336 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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