Biomedical Engineering


Percentages are rounded to whole numbers and do not always add to 100.

PhD AdmissionsFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Applications336291352
Admissions offers (Selectivity)46 (14%)46 (16%)77 (22%)
New doctoral students (Yield)44 (96%)36 (78%)40 (52%)
PhD EnrollmentFall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Total enrollment206196188
Female46%40%42%
Male54%60%58%
International24%24%23%
U.S. citizen or permanent resident76%76%77%
PhD Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or
Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2019Fall 20185 Year Average
Black or African American10%9%7%
Asian17%17%17%
Hispanic of any race8%3%5%
American Indian or Alaska Native1%1%1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1%1%
White47%50%53%
Two or more races4%4%3%
Not indicated12%14%14%
PhD Degrees and Completion2018-192017-185 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded322825
Median years to PhD5.95.75.7
Average adjusted years to PhD6.25.35.6
Percent of students who entered
between 2007-08 and 2011-12, and
completed the PhD as
of August 31, 2019
78%