Biological Engineering

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 16-267
Cambridge
MA
02139

Phone: 

617-253-1712

Email: 

Application Opens: 

September 15

Deadline: 

December 15

Fee: 

$75.00

Terms of Enrollment: 

Fall Term (September)
Summer Term (June) for LGO students

Degrees: 

Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering (MEng)*
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Standardized Tests: 

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • General test required
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 1603

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum score required: 7
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Waivers of TOEFL/IELTS may be available.

Areas of Research: 

Biological Imaging
Biomaterials
Biomechanics
Biomolecular Engineering
Biophysics
Carcinogenesis
Computational Modeling
Drug Delivery
Drug Metabolism
Energy
Infectious Disease
Microbial Pathogenesis
Microbial Systems
Nanoscale Engineering
Neurobiological Systems
Omics
Pharmacology
Synthetic Biology
Systems Biology
Tissue Engineering
Toxicology
Transport Phenomena

Application Requirements: 

Online application
Statement of objectives
Three letters of recommendation
Transcripts
English proficiency exam scores
GRE scores
Supplemental questions (LGO only)

Special Instructions: 

*The Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering is available to MIT undergraduate only.

Applicants are required to complete the Record of Courses Taken in Preparation for Graduate Study form. Please complete the section for courses most relevant to this graduate program and the additional courses section. Group courses by subject area, and complete each column.