Prospective MS/PhD Students

The Bioengineering Graduate Program is based on a strong tradition of more than 30 years of excellence in biomedical research and education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Students have the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research with of more than 60 faculty members in Top 10 departments and prestigious centers, such as the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, the Institute for Genomic Biology, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. The College of Engineering currently is ranked 6th in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

Academic Program

Bioengineering Graduate Program: Partnerships with Campus Research Institutes and Labs

Bioengineering Graduate Program at Illinois; five focus areas and their connections to institutes and centers: Bio-Micro-Nanotechnology to MRL and MNTL; Molecular, Cellular and Tissue Engineering to IGB; Synthetic Bioengineering to IGB; Computational Bioengineering to IGB and NCSA; and Bioimaging at Multi-scale to Beckman Institute.


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New Graduate Concentrations: Biomechanics and Cancer Nanotechnology.

Graduate Info

Hyun Joon Kong
Interim Graduate Programs Director
bioe-gradprograms [at] illinois [dot] edu

Krista Smith
Graduate Programs Coordinator
bioe-gradprograms [at] illinois [dot] edu

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