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Bioengineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Denver, CO, United States
If you are interested in working at the interface of life sciences, engineering and clinical medicine, while advancing scientific discovery on a medical school campus, this BSc in Bioengineering program from University of Colorado Denver is for you.
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Overview

Bioengineers improve human health by applying the science and technology of engineering to clinical problems in medicine.

The bachelor of science in Bioengineering at University of Colorado Denver emphasizes the professional competencies of leadership, communication, presentation and critical problem solving. You will learn:

  • how to design new medical devices and technologies.
  • how the body responds to implanted medical devices.
  • how to generate solutions for current clinical and research problems using engineering principles.
  • how to discuss and present research and design to a variety of audiences.
  • how to convey research results in a precise clinical, academic, or entrepreneurial context.

Sample Careers

  • Design Quality Engineer
  • Associate Test Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Research Assistant
  • Sales Engineer
  • Associate Clinical Account Specialist
  • Project Manager
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Bioengineering Design and Prototyping
  • Calculus
  • General Biology with lab
  • General Chemistry with lab
  • Intro to Programming for Bioengineers
  • Organic Chemistry with lab
  • General Physics with lab
  • Bioinstrumentation
  • Introduction to Biomechanical Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    537

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA
  • Minimum 24 ACT composite or 1180 SAT composite
  • Minimum 25 ACT Math or 590 SAT Math 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27342 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    25818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25818 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9330 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Denver

  • 1310 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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