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Bioengineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #601 (ARWU) Louisville, KY, United States
Bioengineering from University of Louisville is designed to provide students with a rigorous education grounded in basic mathematics and sciences traditional to all engineering programs, but focuses additionally on chemistry, biology and physiology, and the opportunity to gain practical experience within the biomedical or bioengineering industry. 
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At Bioengineering from University of Louisville students are exposed to fundamentals of engineering and design in mechanical and electrical engineering before proceeding to core Bioengineering classes.

Graduates with Bioengineering from University of Louisville will: 

  • use traditional engineering skills and tools to analyze and solve problems in biology and medicine. 
  • interact with biologists, biochemists, physicians, physiologists, and therapists to design, develop and manufacture instruments, devices, and software, or to develop new procedures to solve clinical problems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission for local and national students.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Bioengineering Co-op Education
  • Biotransport Phenomena
  • Circuits and Devices for Bioengineers
  • Computational Methodologies in Bioengineering
  • Cell and Molecular Biology for Bioengineers
  • Biosystems & Signals
  • Biosystems Controls
  • Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • Biomaterials & Biocompatibility
  • Introduction to Molecular Bioengineering
  • Biomechanics of Tissues and Organs
  • Bioengineering Design Project

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Completed application for admission
  • High school transcript
  • ACT or SAT score  
  • English proficiency
  • $25 application fee (waived if you are on free-reduced lunch)
  • Financial statement
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28512 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28512 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    28312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28312 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    11966 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11966 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Local students: KY and So. Indiana Residents

Living costs for Louisville

  • 897 - 1430 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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