Bioengineering: PhD

The bioengineering program prepares students to discover and translate research breakthroughs that benefit society. This is a joint PhD program that brings together the intellectual and research resources at the Knight Campus at the University of Oregon and the College of Engineering at Oregon State University. At the UO, students have access to a range of interdisciplinary research in areas such as 3D printing and laser microfabrication, gene therapy, tissue regeneration, and polymer chemistry. Doctoral students have access to state-of-the-art facilities for their research and a collaborative environment with expert mentors. Many faculty mentors are experienced entrepreneurs and can assist in the development of startup companies. The program and faculty are focused on accelerating student success through immersive mentoring and training programs that advance student success in areas such as science communications, career planning/preparation, innovation and entrepreneurship, and fostering a diverse and inclusive team.

Application at a Glance

Below you can find at-a-glance information about the components of this program’s application. Use the summary below as an overview of what to expect. Detailed application instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:

Program-Specific Application Requirements:

  • CV
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose


  • GRE



Doctoral (PhD)
College of Arts and Sciences
Campus: Eugene/Corvallis
Fall Term:
Final Deadline - December 15
This program may accept applications after the posted deadline on a space-available basis. Refer to the program’s website for more details.