Creativity, problem solving and leadership – The core tools of improving lives through bioengineering

At UW Bioengineering, students, internationally-recognized faculty and seasoned professionals come together in idea-percolating collaborations. With unparalleled access to resources, and through the process of discovery, our students graduate as leaders in innovation, prepared to take on biomedical challenges and improve lives.

What makes UW Bioengineering unique?

  • Located in Seattle, epicenter of global health efforts and vibrant local bioengineering industry
  • Joint department in nationally recognized School of Medicine and College of Engineering
  • Small class sizes translate to increased student success
  • World-class research opportunities for every student
  • Internationally recognized academic programs at all levels
  • Faculty and alumni pioneers of biomedical innovation since the 1950’s
  • Supportive, collaborative community

Explore UW Bioengineering’s Academic Programs

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Undergraduate Program

In our ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science program, students receive personal attention in small class sizes, engage in a culture of collaboration and conduct research alongside world-renowned faculty.

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Master’s Programs

Our Master of Science, Master of Applied Bioengineering (MAB) and online Master of Pharmaceutical Bioengineering (PharBE) programs offer students diverse options to gain skills for careers in biomedical industry and research.

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Ph.D. Program

Our Ph.D. program empowers students to establish expertise in interdisciplinary research, excellence in intellectual leadership and success as independent investigators.

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Other Academic Opportunities

Our close collaborations across campus offer a wide range of other academic opportunities, including the M.D./Ph.D., Program on Technology Commercialization, dual Bioengineering and nanotechnology degree, and more.

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Is Bioengineering Right for Me?

Bioengineers devise innovative solutions to unmet challenges in health care that make a difference.


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Tuition and Financial Information

Information about rates and fees for our undergraduate and graduate programs.

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