Biomedical Engineering

Undergraduate Program in Biomedical Engineering

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Our main goal is to develop leadership in academia, government, and industry nationally and globally. The importance of global scientific, social, and cultural interaction and the demands of the dynamic, ever-changing global healthcare economy have been strongly emphasized in our undergraduate and graduate programs. The research in the graduate program focuses on three main areas, neural, cognitive, and rehabilitation engineering, biomedical imaging, and bionanoscience.


All prospective students interested in joining the Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate program must apply through the Office of Admissions as well as meet the requirements set by the Cullen College of Engineering.

For questions related to the curriculum or program goals, students may contact the Undergraduate Academic Advisor.


  • Distinguished faculty that are focused on mentoring and developing leaders in the field of BME
  • Proximity to the world's largest medical center
  • Over half of undergraduate upperclassmen participated in research
  • Past graduates have continued their education by joining some of the most distinguished Graduate Schools, Medical Schools and Dental Schools
  • Located within a dynamic city, filled with culture, history, and activities for every passion


The College of Engineering hosts bi-weekly information sessions for students not currently in the College. Teh sessions will cover information regarding external transfers, internal transfers, readmission, course requriements, and what engineering wants to see in students to qualify for College admission. Sessions will be held on Fridays in E320 D3, Engineering Building 2, from 2-3pm, on the following dates in fall 2015:

  • Friday, September 11
  • Friday, September 25
  • Friday, October 9
  • Friday, October 23
  • Friday, November 6
  • Friday, November 20
  • Friday, December 4