Best Biomechanical Engineering Schools and Colleges

Biomechanical engineering merges mechanical and biological engineering. It is sometimes associated with biomedical engineering. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University are among highly ranked schools that offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in biomechanical engineering.

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Top Schools and Colleges for Biomechanical Engineering

1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology opened its doors in 1865. The School of Engineering is among ive schools and one college that make up MIT. MIT has consistently received top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, including the number one spot in 2011 for Best Engineering Programs and sixth on the specialty ranking of biomedical or bioengineering graduate programs. Within the biological engineering or mechanical engineering programs, students have the opportunity to study biomechanical engineering at either the undergraduate or graduate level.

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  • Address: 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4307
  • Phone Number: (617) 253-1000

2. Stanford University in Stanford, California

Stanford University opened in 1891 and offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. The university comprises seven schools as well as a continuing studies department. U.S. News and World Report ranked Stanford University number two in its 2011 Best Engineering Schools list, and the school tied for eighth on the U.S. News and World Report rankings of bioengineering and biomedical programs. Within the Engineering School, students can enter into the Biomechanical Engineering (BME) program. The BME program is a partnership between the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering. Bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. degrees are available within the BME program.

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  • Address: Stanford, California 94305
  • Phone Number: (650) 723-2300

Biomechanical Engineering Schools and Colleges

College/University Total Student Population Address Phone Number
Texas A&M University 48,702 College Station, Texas 77843 (979) 845-3211
Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus 45,185 201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 (814) 865-4700
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 43,881 601 E. John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711 (217) 333-1000
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 41,674 Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 (734) 764-1817
University of Wisconsin - Madison 41,654 500 Lincoln Drive, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 (608) 262-1234
Purdue University-Main Campus 41,052 Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 (765) 494-4600
University of Maryland - College Park 37,195 College Park, Maryland 20742 (301) 405-1000
University of California - Berkeley 35,830 Berkeley, California 94720 (510) 642-6000
University of Southern California 34,824 University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089 (213) 740-2311
University of California - San Diego 28,418 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 (858) 534-2230
University of Pennsylvania 24,599 1 College Hall, 34th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 (215) 898-5000
Columbia University in the City of New York 24,230 116 Street and Broadway, New York, New York 10027 (212) 854-1754
Cornell University 20,633 Ithaca, New York 14853 (607) 255-2000
Johns Hopkins University 20,383 3400 North Charles Street, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 (410) 516-8000
Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus 20,291 225 North Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30332 (404) 894-2000
Northwestern University 19,853 633 Clark Street, Evanston, Illinois 60208 (847) 491-3741
California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo 19,325 One Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, California 93407 (805) 756-1111
Stanford University18,498Stanford, California 94305(650) 723-2300
Carnegie Mellon University 11,197 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 (412) 268-2000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology10,38477 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139(617) 253-1000
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