Why apply to the BME graduate program at UVA?

From the Graduate Admissions Committee, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia

- Research culture that is heavily focused on the training, development, and positive outcomes of graduate students

- Educational programs and paths that are tailored to the needs and aspirations of individual students

- Sense of community that goes beyond an individual laboratory or research field

- Widespread drive to collaborate and help others succeed

- Accessibility of faculty and other senior mentors/advocates

- Availability of cutting-edge research resources in the UVA School of Medicine

- Leading public university with a vibrant and talented pool of Biomedical Engineering majors in the UVA School of Engineering

- Youthful and energetic leadership of a department with a 50+ year-old history in Biomedical Engineering

- Innovative educational components that recognize the various paths of modern graduate students

- Ambitious research programs with impact far beyond a subdiscipline of Biomedical Engineering

- Strong thematic cohesion within and among department research strengths

- Increasingly diverse student body: twice the percentage of Black and LatinX students as the national average

- Deans from three UVA Schools (Engineering, Medicine and Data Science) are appointed in BME

- 65+ biotechnology companies in the City of Charlottesville


Master of Science (M.S.) Apply

Master of Engineering (M.E.) Apply

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Apply