Admissions

Is Biomedical Engineering (BME) at The University of Texas at Austin right for you? Watch this video to learn more about the field and our program:

Campus Visits

The BME Academic Advising Office participates in Prospective Freshmen Sessions organized by the Office of Admissions. If you are interested in learning more about BME at UT Austin, we strongly suggest that you attend one of these very informative sessions. Sign up online.

If you are unable to attend a session, BME Peer Advisors in BME 3.308 can also talk with prospective students and their families about what it is like to be a UT Austin BME student. We also provide visitors with a free packet of information during normal business hours.

Freshman Admissions

Admission to BME is selective. Successful applications include a high class rank, GPA, SAT/ACT composite scores, outstanding relevant essays, etc. Applicants admitted to BME are often in the top 3 percent of their high school graduating class.

Freshman applicants seeking admission to any department in the Cockrell School of Engineering must meet the calculus readiness requirement by the official admissions application deadline. Admission to all majors in the Cockrell School of Engineering is competitive and automatic admission for eligible Texas applicants is restricted.

For questions related to Freshman Admissions, please contact the Office of Admissions. The Office of Admissions makes all undergraduate admissions decisions for Biomedical Engineering.

Change of Major/Internal Transfer

Students currently enrolled at The University that want to apply for admission to the BME major must apply for internal transfer. For questions related to Change of Major/Internal Transfer Admissions, please contact Engineering Student Services.

External Transfer

Students currently enrolled at another college or university that want to apply for admission to the BME major at The University of Texas at Austin must apply for external transfer. For questions related to External Transfer Admissions, please contact the  Office of Admissions.

Why Biomedical Engineering?

Trying to decide if biomedical engineering is right for you? The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has provided a biomedical engineering careers pathway tool designed specifically for exploring your career options!