Stipends and Tuition

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Earn a graduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at OHSU

The Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. program serves as the center of innovation for the School of Medicine. We train future innovators, entrepreneurs and scientific leaders. Are you ready to join us?


Students enrolled full-time – 9 credits or more – are paid a monthly stipend. The current annual stipend rate is $33,750 and increases each year. The School of Medicine's stipend policy outlines the details.

Tuition and University Fees

In the Biomedical Engineering graduate program, tuition and university fees are covered by the mentoring faculty member. Students are not required to pay tuition and fees.

Student Health Insurance

OHSU requires students to be insurance and provides eligible students with medical and dental insurance. Learn more.  

Funding Opportunities

Although funding is guaranteed, students are encouraged to write individual fellowship applications to gain invaluable experience in proposal writing by developing and communicating scientific plans. Our students have been highly successful at obtaining grant awards from a number of agencies and benefit greatly from the prestige of external funding.  

National Institutes of Health
National Science Foundation
American Heart Association

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Get in touch with us:

Monica Hinds, PhD
Program Director

Alex Breiding
Program Coordinator

Graduate Reseachers United