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BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

The University of Akron's biomedical engineering program applies biology and engineering principles to medicine and healthcare. Our engineers graduate with the skills needed to improve community health and change lives.

FUTURE ENGINEERS

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Undergraduate Programs

Our ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering program offers three specialty areas depending on your interest. 

  • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Track 
  • Biomechanics Track 
  • Instrumentation, Signals, and Imaging Track 
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Graduate Programs

Learn about financial aid options and understand our degree requirements for our graduate studies in biomedical engineering

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For Parents

The UA Family Info Hub provides parents and families with checklists and guides to make the process of applying and starting school as painless as possible.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

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The University of Akron is fantastic. For example, we built a car and a prosthetic arm in our Tools for Engineering Class. I’m already working in a lab as an undergrad.”


Taylor Verba

Majoring in Biomedical Engineering 

WHY AKRON?

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Co-op Program

Get paid, on-the-job experience as part of your engineering curriculum. UA places over 100 co-op positions in biomedical engineering each year – learn more!

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Research

The biomedical department conducts a number of research initiatives focused on connecting basic science and engineering research with clinical applications.

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Student Design Teams

Change a life and become an engineer with a focus on community as a member of the Engineering Service Design Team. See all engineering design teams.

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Akron Guarantee Scholarship

The University of Akron provides affordable excellence for students and their families. Learn about the Akron Guarantee Scholarship.

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Job Placement

93% of our graduating engineers have within 6 months of graduation. Dig into our Engineering Co-op and Placement Program to see what opportunities await.

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Faculty

You will learn from the best. BME faculty are lab whizzes, scientists, academics, and members of industry.

INSIDE BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

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Contact

Department of Biomedical Engineering
Auburn Science and Engineering Center #275, West Tower
The University of Akron
Akron, Ohio 44325-0302

Phone: 330-972-6650

Meet BME faculty & staff

Read a welcome from Dr. Rebecca Kuntz Willits, Interim Department Chair