Freshman Admissions

Freshman applicants seeking admission to any department in the Cockrell School of Engineering must meet the calculus readiness requirement by the official admissions application deadline. Admission to all majors in the Cockrell School of Engineering is competitive and automatic admission for eligible Texas applicants is restricted. Applicants can apply for engineering scholarships.

For questions related to Freshman Admissions, please contact the Office of Admissions. The Office of Admissions makes all undergraduate admissions decisions for Biomedical Engineering.

Campus Visits

The BME Academic Advising Office participates in Prospective Freshmen Sessions organized by the Office of Admissions. If you are interested in learning more about BME at UT Austin, we strongly suggest that you attend one of these very informative sessions. Sign up online.

If you are unable to attend a session, BME Peer Advisors in BME 3.308 can also talk with prospective students and their families about what it is like to be a UT Austin BME student. We also provide visitors with a packet of information during normal business hours.

 External Transfer

Students currently enrolled at another college or university that want to apply for admission to the BME major at The University of Texas at Austin must apply for external transfer. For questions related to External Transfer Admissions, please contact the  Office of Admissions.

Internal Transfer (Change of Major) to BME

Students currently enrolled at The University of Texas at Austin in another major who wish to change their major to biomedical engineering should follow the Internal Transfer Application Instructions provided by the Cockrell School of Engineering. 

Undergraduate Laptop Requirement

All undergraduate students majoring in biomedical engineering are required to have a laptop. Ensure your laptop is compliant