Graduate Admissions

Fall applicants: We begin awarding assistantship funding on January 15th each year. To be considered for all funding opportunities, submit all required application materials by January 15th. Application priority dates are set by the Toulouse Graduate School.

Priority Dates – Your application must be submitted in ApplyTexas by the dates listed below.  If you wish to be considered for financial assistance, it is imperative that you meet the priority dates.

International student priority dates:

  • Fall, June 15th
  • Spring, October 15th
  • Summer, January 1st

Domestic student priority dates:

  • Fall, June 15th
  • Spring, October 15th
  • Summer, April 15th


MS in Biomedical Engineering

Application Requirements for a MS in Biomedical Engineering
  • GRE scores (official)
  • TOEFL score (for international students only, official) or IELTS
  • Transcripts (official)
  • Previous research or work experience (if applicable)


Leveling Courses for Non-Biomedical Engineering Applicants

Leveling courses will be required for applicants with undergraduate degrees other than Biomedical Engineering.  The leveling courses include:

  • Mathematics through multivariable calculus
  • Physics including mechanics, electricity and magnetism
  • Chemistry
  • BMEN 2320, Biomedical Instrumentation
  • BMEN 2330, Biomedical Transport Phenomena
  • BMEN 3310, Human Systems
  • BMEN 3312, Introduction to Biomechanics or BMEN 3321, Biomaterials


Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering

Minimum Requirements for Admission

All students applying for graduate study must have completed a 4-year bachelor’s degree, and submit the following:

  1. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores;
  2. Official transcripts from each college or university attended, should be sent to:
    UNT Graduate School
    1155 Union Circle #310440
    Denton, Texas 76203-5017
  3. Three letters of recommendation from professors or employers; (may be sent directly to
  4. A personal statement that highlights aspects of the applicant’s background and his or her career plans; (may be sent directly to
  5. Most current Resume
  6. An acceptable score on either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) for applicants whose native language is not English.  It is the student’s responsibility to have official scores sent from ETS to the University of North Texas.  (We do not accept the “My Best” scores.  You will need to order the official TOEFL score report via ETS).