The main focus area for this major is Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.
Biomedical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Northwestern University. Here, you’ll find out more about the major doctor’s degree program in bio engineering, including such details as the number of graduates, diversity of students, and more.
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During the 2019-2020 academic year, part-time graduate students at Northwestern paid an average of $0 per credit hour. No discount was available for in-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.
|In State||Out of State|
Online degrees for the Northwestern bio engineering doctor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Northwestern Online Learning page.
About 43.8% of the students who received their PhD in bio engineering in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 39.1%.
Of those graduates who received a doctor’s degree in bio engineering at Northwestern in 2019-2020, 31.3% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is higher than the nationwide number of 23%.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
|Native American or Alaska Native||0|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0|
Biomedical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.
|Focus Area||Annual Graduates|
|Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering||16|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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