Admission Info

Interested in applying? Attend a Cockrell School Information Session followed by a BME sub-session. Questions can be directed to the Office of Admissions, which makes all undergraduate admissions decisions. Applicants can communicate with counselors about application status, decision, campus visit event registration, academics, financial aid, and housing.

Summer BME NSF REU

Learn about the cancer research summer REU for non-UT students!

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Research Opportunities

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Biomedical Engineering undergraduate students frequently participate in undergraduate research. Current students—regardless of career interests—are strongly encouraged to explore faculty information and seek out opportunities to work with faculty whose research interests them.

Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium


The department sponsors a poster symposium every semester on the last day of class in the BME Building Lobby and Seminar Room. This event is open to all industry and clinical partners, and affiliated faculty, staff, and students. The Undergraduate Research Symposium showcases the exciting work accomplished by our students over the semester and provides an opportunity to compete for cash awards in the spring each year. See photos from our latest symposium on Flickr.

Get course credit for your on- or off-campus research experience

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Need a safe walk home from campus?

SURE Walk is a student-run volunteer group that provides walks to and from campus to UT students, faculty and staff, with the help of student volunteers. SURE Walk is in service Monday-Thursday, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. during the fall and spring semesters.

To use SURE Walk, call 512-232-9255 or email ordersurewalk@gmail.com.