PROGRAM PROFILE

Program Rankings — Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health & Science University


Program Rankings

Survey Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on 2 measures of quality. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 77 Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering programs


Range of Rankings
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11-35

Regression Based Quality Rankings
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Quality ranking (regression-based) out of 77 Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering programs


Range of Rankings
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22-45

GRE Scores
Source: NRC, 2003-2005

Average Quantitative GRE
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790

Financial Support and Tuition

Graduate Tuition and Fees
Source: IPEDS, 2009

Out-of-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$20,169
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$5,166
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$747

In-State Students

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FULL TIME STUDENTS: TUITION
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$20,169
FULL TIME STUDENTS: FEES
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$5,166
PART TIME STUDENTS: COST PER CREDIT HOUR
$672

Application Fee

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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION FEE
$60

Living Expenses
Source: IPEDS, 2009

On Campus

ON-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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NA
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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NA

Off Campus

OFF-CAMPUS ROOM AND BOARD
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NA
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES
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NA

First Year Support
Source: NRC, 2005

Data for full-time doctoral students in the fall of 2005


First year students with full financial support
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PERCENTAGE OF STUDENTS WHO RECEIVED FULL FINANCIAL SUPPORT
100%

Outcomes for Recent Graduates

Degree Completion
Source: NRC, 2010

Time to Degree

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Median years required to complete a doctorate (full-time and part-time students)

5.0

Completion Rates

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Fraction of students completing a doctorate in 6 years

70%

Employment Outcomes
Source: NRC, 2006 & SED, 2000–2004

Quality Assurance

Program collects outcome data about all of its graduates

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA ABOUT ALL OF ITS GRADUATES
YES

Student Resources

Student Resources
Source: NRC, 2006

Overall Resources

NUMBER OF RESOURCES OFFERED (OUT OF 18)
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16

Health Insurance

STUDENTS RECEIVE HEALTH INSURANCE
YES

Structured Oversight

PROGRAM COLLECTS OUTCOME DATA
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YES
ANNUAL STUDENT REVIEWS
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YES

Available Training

TEACHING SKILLS
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NO
PROPOSAL WRITING
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YES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
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NO
WRITING
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YES
STATISTICS
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YES
RESEARCH ETHICS
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YES

Administrative Support

ORIENTATION
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YES
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
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YES
TEACHING / RESEARCH PRIZES
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YES
ON-CAMPUS CONFERENCES
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YES
TRAVEL SUPPORT
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YES
STUDENT WORK SPACE
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION SUPPORT
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YES
GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION STAFF
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YES
GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
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YES
DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURE
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YES
PROGRAM COORDINATOR MEETING
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YES

Research Activity

Research Activity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

Histogram of Rankings
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Research activity ranking out of 77 Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering programs


Range of Rankings
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32-62

Research Activity
Source: NRC, 2006

Publications

PUBLICATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.8
CITATIONS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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4.4

Grants

PERCENTAGE OF FACULTY WITH GRANTS
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63%

Awards

AWARDS PER FACULTY MEMBER
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0.0

Demographics

Diversity Ranking
Source: NRC, 2010

The National Research Council ranked programs based on a measure of overall diversity. They generated 500 different rankings to simulate the effects of using different sets of evaluators and ranking programs in different years. Learn more.


Histogram of Rankings
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Quality rankings (survey-based) out of 77 Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering programs


Range of Rankings
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36-65

Faculty Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Percent Female
FEMALE
25%

Percent Minority
MINORITY
7%

Doctorate Recipient Demographics
Source: NRC, 2006

Sex
MALE
62%
FEMALE
38%

Race / Ethnicity
MINORITY
0%

Demographics of all Graduate Students at the Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2007

Sex
MALE
43%
FEMALE
57%

Citizenship
US CITIZENS OR PERMANENT RESIDENTS
92%
TEMPORARY VISA HOLDERS
8%

Race / Ethnicity
BLACK / AFRICAN AMERICAN
1%
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKA NATIVE
0%
ASIAN
11%
WHITE
69%
HISPANIC / LATINO
4%
UNKNOWN
15%

Full-time Status
FULL TIME
54%
PART TIME
46%

Program Size

Faculty
Source: NRC, 2006

Total faculty members
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20
Interdisciplinary faculty
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20%

Total Students
Source: NRC, 2006

Total
26
First year
5

Student-Faculty Ratio
Source: NRC, 2006

Graduate students per faculty member
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1.3

Graduate Degrees
Source: IPEDS, 2005-2009

2005–2009 Biomedical Engineering degrees from Oregon Health & Science University


Master's degrees/year

0.8

Doctoral degrees/year

1.2

Contact Information

Contact Information, Program
Source: NRC, 2010


Contact Information

Contact Information, Institution
Source: IPEDS, 2009


Phone

(503) 494-7800 ext. 7800


Location

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239-3098


*Value is missing. The value shown is based on the average for other programs in the same field. Learn more.

✝ Data are for all Biomedical Engineering degree recipients from Oregon Health & Science University and may include graduates from more than one program.