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Master's in Bioengineering

Admission Criteria

  • Fall deadline: June 1 (Priority deadline: January 1)
  • Spring deadline: October 31 (Priority deadline: October 1)
  • Summer deadline: April 1 
  • Minimum GPA: 3.2 in the last 60 hours
  • BS from an accredited university or equivalent experience

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test Type Total Score Reading Listening Speaking Writing
TOEFL Internet -based 80 17 17 17 17
TOEFL Paper-based 550 52 52 N/A 52
IELTS Academic 6.5 6 6 6 6

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.  
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Bioengineering Program

  • Statement of Purpose: 1 – 3 pages, describes your academic and career background and goals (Upload to the Supplemental Information section of your application).
  • Resume or CV: Please make sure to include the month/year for the start and end dates of all work experience (Upload to the Supplemental Information section of your application).
  • Transcripts: Upload unofficial copies of all transcripts to the Educational History section of your application.
  • Test Information: Upload GRE scores, TOEFL/IELTS scores (for international applicants) You may upload these in the online Graduate Studies application to expedite review of your application by the program.  Institution code: 6875
  • Recommendation Letters: Three academic recommendations are required and must be submitted through the Recommendation section online of the Graduate Studies application.

Admission Contact Information

Jean Gruenewald
W1041C Lafferre Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-5200