Founded in 1969 with the merger of the regional campuses of Indiana University and Purdue University in Indianapolis, IUPUI has grown into the premier urban public research University in the state of Indiana. It is home to the Purdue School of Engineering & Technology as well as the IU School of Medicine, IU School of Nursing, and the IUPUI School of Science. Although IUPUI is part of a the multi-campus IU system, the University offers degrees programs leading to Purdue University or Indiana University degrees. The IUPUI PhD in BME degree is granted under the academic governance of the Purdue University system and leads to a Purdue University Diploma.
Applications at IUPUI, including programs within the Purdue School of Engineering, are administered through the IU Liaisons Application System (IU Graduate CAS). To begin, you must first create an IU Username and Passphrase. Purdue IDs are issued upon admission to the program.
Step 1: If you do not already have an IU Username and Passphrase, click the button below.
Step 2: Log into the IU Liaisons Application System (IU Graduate CAS) using your IU Username and Passphrase.
Step 3: Search for the application form for IUPUI BME Graduate Program by clicking on "Filters", selecting "Campus", "see more", checking "IUPUI" and searching for "Biomedical Engineering"
Step 4: Complete and submit the application form making sure that PhD is selected for Degree Sought.
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Research Assistantship: The RA provides full financial support for graduate tuition, program-related fees, student health insurance and a competitive stipend. The RA requires at least 6 credits of degree-applicable coursework and 20 hours of thesis related research each semester in the laboratory of a BME faculty mentor. The RA is renewable for a second year assuming satisfactory progress toward completion of a MS thesis research project in BME and a minimum grade of "B" in all course work.
Graduate Assistantship: The GA provides full financial support for graduate tuition, program-related fees, student health insurance and a competitive stipend. The GA requires at least 6 credits of degree-applicable coursework and 20 hours of service to the BME department (e.g. laboratory supervision, leading recitation sections and/or undergraduate research teams.) The GA is renewable for a second year assuming a faculty mentor has been identified for completion of a PhD thesis research project in BME and a minimum grade of "B" in all course work.
University Fellowship: The University Fellowship is a one-year award administered by the IUPUI Graduate Office. This award includes tuition, health insurance with dental coverage, a travel award, and a stipend. Students who qualify are nominated by the department. Eligibility criteria includes: exceptional student meeting all admissions requirements for program, entering as first-year student in program, and a full-time student (8 credit hours, 6 credit hours for TA).
Campus-Wide Fellowship Opportunities: There are many fellowships awarded by IUPUI to help fund your PhD studies. Most of the fellowships are awarded from your department, meaning that you will not apply to them directly. To see the full list of IUPUI fellowships, please click here.