Undergraduate FAQs

  1. What are the admission requirements for the undergrad Biomedical Engineering program?
    The Biomedical Engineering department follows the Cullen College of Engineering requirements.
  2. I have courses from Houston Community College, Lonestar, etc. Which courses will transfer?
    The University of Houston and the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering uses the Texas Common Course Numbering System to evaluate transfer credits from any Texas public university. A list of UH courses and their community college equivalency can be found here.
  3. How are Advanced Placement (AP) credits evaluated?
    This list will give you the course and the required AP exam score necessary to receive credit.
  4. How many students are in the BME department? How many students have graduated?
    YEar Status FR SO JR SR PB All Total B.S. Degrees Awarded
    Fall 2019 Full Time 53 46 54 86 1 240 34
    Part time 2 8 6 13 3 32  
    Fall 2018 Full Time 46 51 45 71 1 214 20
    Part time 3 2 8 8 1 22  
    Fall 2017 Full Time 44 44 42 41 1 172 28
    Part time 5 3 9 17 2 36  
    Fall 2016 Full Time 68 45 32 46 2 193 29
    Part time 2 10 7 18 4 41  
    Fall 2015 Full Time 57 44 42 58 1 202 19
    Part time 2 4 7 12 1 26  
    Fall 2014 Full Time 47 38 47 48 2 182 16
    Part time 2 3 12 9 1 27  
    Fall 2013 Full Time 41 38 40 36 1 156 22
    Part time 1 8 10 12 2 33  
    Fall 2012   Full Time 50 52 24 37 1 164 20
    Part time 9 6 4 14 1 34  
    Fall 2011   Full Time 81 33 23 37   174 13
    Part time 3 6 4 16 5 34  
    Fall 2010   Full Time 62 23 33 25 1 144 14
    Part time 3 8 6 13 1 31  
    Fall 2009   Full Time 43 26 29 33   131 12
    Part time 7 4 5 6   22  

    Total Degrees ​Awarded:

    Year B.S. M.S. Ph.D.
    2018 2019 34 14 11
    2017 2018 20 9 5
    2016 2017 28 4 7
    2015 2016 29 5 3
    2014 2015 19 5 6
    2013 – 2014 16 1 3
    2012 – 2013 22 2 1
    2011 – 2012 20 2 0
    2010 – 2011 13 0 0
    2009 – 2010 14 3 0
    2008 – 2009 12 1 0