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Biomedical Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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This innovative program takes advantage of the unique combination of resources and opportunities that the engineering school provides through its connection with GW’s medical school and hospital and with the biotech industries and world-class laboratories in the Washington metropolitan area.Students in the biomedical engineering program can select classes from a broad range of disciplines. These include biomechanics, electrical engineering, physiology, biology and biotechnology.

At George Washington University you will combine what you learn in the classroom with what you learn in specialty laboratories, internships in private or federal laboratories and our design seminar. You will develop a solid understanding of Biomedical Engineering and how to use it to solve medical and biological problems.

What can I do in the Biomedical Engineering field?

The main goal of biomedical engineering is to develop novel engineering technologies that can improve our health. This requires the efforts of many people. Whether you want to be a doctor, researcher, clinician or work as a business partner to develop these technologies, a biomedical engineering degree will help you.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Medical Imaging Methods
  • Introduction to Telemedicine
  • Signal and Image Analysis
  • Biomechanics I
  • Introduction to Biomaterials

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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