B.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering

University at Buffalo

48 months
24740 USD/year
24740 USD/year
7070 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Biomedical Engineering, at the University at Buffalo, offers a BS in Biomedical Engineering. Biomedical engineers combine the problem solving ability of engineers with the knowledge of the biological and medical fields to develop new solutions for improving human health, healthcare, and quality of life for all people. 


Biomedical engineers work in research and development, product design, manufacturing, operations, service, technical sales and marketing, consulting, education, and environmental problem solving. 

The undergraduate program In Biomedical Engineering, offered by the University at Buffalo, provides the scope of knowledge and training for employment in the field and also forms the basis for further study at the graduate level. The curriculum emphasizes four main areas (Imaging, Tissue Engineering, Sensor Materials and Devices, and Computation), and allows for students to obtain depth in areas of their choice through technical electives. The Department of Biomedical Engineering brings together faculty members from many disciplines to provide an education that will enable our graduates to succeed.

Career Development 

Biomedical engineers are employed in many areas. You can find biomedical engineers in:

  • Companies designing and testing new devices and systems.
  • Universities and hospitals as researchers and support personnel.
  • Government regulatory agencies, helping to develop and standards for product testing and safety.


The program is designed to serve you whether you plan to enter industry directly after earning your degree or if you plan to continue their education through formal graduate study, including medical school.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Biomedical Engineering
  • Applied Medical and Engineering Biology
  • Principles of Medical Imaging
  • Biomaterials and Mechanics
  • Biomedical Circuits and Signals
  • Biofluid Mechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic materials
  • English proficiency
  • SAT / ACT
  • Personal essay
  • Recommendation letters
  • Special Major Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24740 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    24740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24740 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7070 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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