Cockrell School of Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin

Admissions

The deadline is absolute and the department must receive all required application materials by the deadline. We recommend you submit your application as far in advance of the deadline as possible. Applications that are incomplete after the deadline will not be considered. Please use the BME Graduate Programs Application Checklist (PDF). You may review the FAQ page to read answers to the most commonly asked questions about the admissions process.

Application Deadlines

Ph.D. Program               

  • December 1st for Fall admission

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M.S. Program

  • December 1st for Fall admission only

The M.S. Program does not accept applications for Summer or Spring admission.

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Sending GRE Scores

We recommend you take the GRE no later than September or October. If you do not take the GRE before November, your official score reports will be sent to us after the December 1 deadline. Please unofficially report your scores in the department application by the deadline, and we can accept the official score reports late. The department should receive all other items for your application by the December 1 deadline. 

Contact Us

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Brittain Sobey, Ed.M., Graduate Program Coordinator
Contact for questions about program requirements, funding and fellowships, portfolios, and admission.

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Laura Suggs, Ph.D., Graduate Advisor, Associate Department Chair, Associate Professor
Contact for questions about doctoral supervisor matching, research areas, selecting courses, qualifying, proposing, and defending.

Frequently Asked Questions


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