B.Sc. On Campus

Biomedical Engineering

University of South Carolina

48 months
33928 USD/year
33928 USD/year
12688 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biomedical Engineering BSc program offered at University of South Carolina will provide you with a thorough grounding in mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology and engineering. 


The Biomedical Engineering BSc program offered at University of South Carolina is a interdisciplinary program highly focused on the improvement of human health, combining the innovative skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences, to improve health care from diagnostics to treatment.

What to Expect

As a biomedical engineering major, you will develop the ability to identify, formulate and solve open-ended problems at the interface of engineering and medicine using skills acquired in mathematics; biological, chemical and physical sciences; and engineering. You will also learn how to communicate technical material, function on a multidisciplinary team, demonstrate professional and ethical responsibility, continue along a path of lifelong learning and recognize economic, social and global issues related to the profession.

You will enjoy courses with hands-on laboratory components as well as a senior capstone design sequence, during which you will work on problems defined by doctors or biomedical engineering industries. You will also be encouraged to get involved with research opportunities.


A major in biomedical engineering can prepare you for careers in:

  • design, development and manufacturing of medical devices and procedures
  • pharmaceuticals
  • biology
  • medicine
  • federal agencies such as the FDA or U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemical Engineering Fluid Mechanics
  • Professional Development and Ethics in Biomedical Engineering
  • Mathematical Modeling in Biomedical Engineering 
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Circuits and Systems
  • Transport in Biological Systems
  • Biomedical Measurement and Instrumentation
  • Capstone Design of Biomedical Engineering Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application (including essay and activities section)
  • $65 application fee or valid fee waiver for eligible students
  • School report form
  • Unofficial high school transcript

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12688 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Columbia

999 - 1508 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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