Biomedical Engineering

Program Category: PhD Programs

Chair: X. Edward Guo


Degree Programs: Full-Time: MPhil, PhD

Please note: The degree for this program is conferred by GSAS, but program specifics, such as admissions, degree requirements, and financial aid, are administered by the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. All applicants to this program must apply through the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. Please visit its website for more information about graduate admissions.


The Department of Biomedical Engineering has been supported by grants obtained from NIH, NSF, DoT, DoD, New York State, numerous research foundations, and university funding. The extensive new facilities that have recently been added both at the Medical Center and Morningside campus include new teaching and research laboratories that provide students with unusual access to contemporary research equipment specially selected for its relevance to biomedical engineering.

Special Admissions Requirements: 

Applicants to the PhD program must have a master’s degree or equivalent.

English Proficiency Requirement:

Students whose bachelor’s degree was not earned in a country where English is the dominant spoken language are required to take the TOEFL test.


Degree Programs: Full Time