M.S. Biomedical Engineering

Columbia University

New York, New York, USA
M.S. Biomedical Engineering
Duration1-1.5 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The program offers world-class biomedical engineering education and opportunities for cutting edge research and innovation
  • The mission of the MS program is to prepare talented students from diverse backgrounds to become innovative, socially responsible leaders in engineering, science, and medicine
  • This degree program offers a surprising mix of the intellectual atmosphere of an Ivy League institution and the sense of community of a small college, enriched by the diversity of New York City
  • Graduates from the MS program have landed top positions in the medical device industry and at engineering consulting firms, have founded their own medical technology companies, and have gone on to advanced graduate studies in engineering and professional studies in medicine
  • The currently available suggested elective concentrations are listed below:
    • Bioinformatics and Machine Learning
    • Neural Engineering
    • Design, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
    • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
    • Biomechanics
    • Biomedical Imaging
    • Robotics and Control of Biological Systems
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees3860041 INR
Hostel & Meals1496733 INR
Insurance269230 INR
Transportation83713 INR
Application Fee6225 INR
International Student Fee16113 INR
Health Service Fee89353 INR
Document Fee7690 INR
Facilities Fee77781 INR
SEAS Graduate Student Activity Fee29296 INR
Books & Supplies153804 INR
Personal Expenses395496 INR
Total2625434 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree received from an institution of acceptable standing
  • Applicants should have a solid foundation in mathematics, including multivariate calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations and experience in computer programming (Matlab or Python)
ExamsTOEFL: Accepted

IELTS: Accepted

GRE: Accepted

PTE: Accepted

Additional info
  • Regarding GRE:
    • There are no minimum test score requirements to apply for admission consideration
    • The average GRE quantitative scores for past entering classes, in recent years, rank around 91%. Therefore, it is recommended that the applicant's scores in this section be comparable
  • Regarding ELP Exams
    • There are no minimum test score requirements to apply for admission consideration. However, it may be necessary to improve the applicant's English proficiency if he/she scored:
      • 99 or lower on the TOEFL internet-based test; or
      • 6.5 or lower on the IELTS
      • 68 or lower on the PTE Academic

Documents Required:

  • Official transcript copies from every post-secondary institution attended
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test Scores
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Personal statement
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • An interview may be requested
  • Translation of the official transcript(s) and degree/diploma certificate(s) if the institution(s) attended does not issue transcripts in English
  • The translation must be conducted by a reputable service provider
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