How to Apply

Application Guidelines:

Fall 2017 Application Deadlines:
M.S. and Ph.D. applications: January 15, 2017
M.E. and M.E. Online applications: June 1, 2017

Spring 2018 Application Deadlines:
M.S. and Ph.D. applications: September 1, 2017
M.E. and M.E. Online applications: November 15, 2017

For full consideration, applicants must have completed Calculus 1, 2, and 3, Physics 1 and 2 (calculus-base preferred), Ordinary Differential Equations, a semester of Life Science, and have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. In order to assist you through the process, a list of required application materials is below.

Interviewing:

After the initial screening of applications by the School of Biomedical Engineering faculty, candidates for our M.S. and Ph.D programs will be invited to campus to interview for admission. This is also an opportunity for candidates to see the campus, meet current and other prospective students, and learn more about the program. Graduate Interview Days is March 6-7, 2017.

Apply Online:

  • Online Application
  • $60 Application Fee
  • Professional Resume or Vita - Upload directly to your application.
  • Statement of Purpose - The statement of purpose is typically 1 - 2 pages and briefly describes your background, educational goals, research interests and why you would be a good fit in the program. Upload directly to your application.
  • Official transcripts from each college or university you have attended - Contact your previous institutions to request they submit official transcripts to Colorado State University (use institution code 4075).
  • Graduate Record Exam Scores (all 3 sections: verbal, quantitative and analytical) - Contact the testing agency to request that scores be sent to Colorado State University (use institution code 4075). It generally takes 3 - 6 weeks for ETS to get the scores to CSU, so allow plenty of time. Photocopies will not be accepted. Visit ETS for more information.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation - We recommend letters come from faculty, supervisors, etc., who can accurately speak to your skills as an engineer, scientist, researcher, student, etc. Letters must be uploaded directly to your application or sent to the Office of Admissions by your recommender:

    Graduate Admissions
    Colorado State University-Office of Admissions
    1062 Campus Delivery
    Fort Collins, CO 80523-1062

Do NOT send application materials to the School of Biomedical Engineering. It will delay your application. Get the PhD, MS, and ME Application Checklist or the MEO Application Checklist.

International applicants must also submit the following two items:

  • Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) Score - Contact the testing agency to request that scores be sent to Colorado State University (use institution code 4075). Photocopies will not be accepted. It generally takes 3 - 6 weeks for ETS to get the scores to CSU, so allow plenty of time. Visit ETS for more information.
  • Find the Immigration Document Request Form here - Contact the International Programs Office for more information.

Please contact Elizabeth Furuiye or Sarah Youssef by calling 970-491-7157 or emailing SBME_Grad_Info@colostate.edu if you have questions or need additional information.