Application Information


Biomedical Engineering Graduate Interdisciplinary Program (BME GIDP), University of Arizona
Program Chair: Ted Trouard, Ph.D.


Thank you for your interest in the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Interdisciplinary Program at the University of Arizona. We’re excited about the outstanding educational and research accomplishments of our Program and are always looking for enthusiastic and creative students. Our graduate application can be filled out online by visiting the Graduate College's GradApp portal.


Below is a list of our general requirements from applicants:

  1. Applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree in enginering, mathematics, physical sciences, or quantitative life sciences with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  2. Previous coursework includes Calculus I & II, ordinary differential equations, and at least one course in life science is required. Applicants lacking in some area at the time of application may provide a plan to gain competence in these areas.
  3. Official transcripts of current Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores. (Institution Code: 4832; Department Code: 1603)
  4. A personal statement (instructions located on the Graduate College GradApp portal.)
  5. Three letters of recommendation from former professors or individuals knowledgeable about your academic and scientific abilities.
  6. International applicants from non-English speaking countries must submit the TOEFL with a score of 600 or more, as well as provide a Financial Guarantee statement as part of their application. Please visit the Graduate College's website ( for additional information.

Admittance to our program our program is for Fall only. Applications are accepted September 15th through January 6th. Deadline for receipt of application materials for international students is December 1st, and for domestic is January 6th.


Thank you again for your interest in our Graduate Program - If you have further questions, please contact:


Trisha Stanley, Program Coordinator

Phone: (520) 626-9134

Requested information should be sent to:

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Interdisciplinary Program

The University of Arizona

P.O. Box 210020

Tucson, AZ 85721


(Street address, if necessary for express/delivery services)

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Interdisciplinary Program

The University of Arizona

Old Engineering Building

1127 E James E. Rogers Way

Room 112C

Tucson AZ 85721