External Graduate Applicants
The Biomedical Engineering Department at Cal Poly has three tracks toward an MS in Biomedical Engineering: the Thesis track, the Project track, and the Regenerative Medicine Specialization. (Please note: The Thesis track requires a commitment from a Thesi s Advisor ;) therefore, external MS students, non - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo applicants, who have not come to agreement with an Cal Poly Thesis advisor and who are admitted are by default admitted into the Project track. Upon arrival, MS students may petitio n to transfer into their desired MS track or Specialization.
When to apply: The application deadline for the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Biomedical Engineering MS program(s) is March 1st, see application deadlines.
How to apply through Cal State Apply: External applicants should visit the Graduate Admissions Website to find the link to apply through Cal State Apply. For assistance to guide you through the process select the Application Instructions. Additionally, during the application process, please note the following:
- All applicants must provide the required number of letters of recommendation through Cal State Apply. For applications to be considered complete and reviewable, all of th EVALUATIONS must be received by Cal State Apply by the application deadline. Cal State Apply prompts both the applicant and the reviewer to meet these deadlines. (DO NOT send EVALUTATIONS directly to program graduate coordinator or departments.)
- All Official GRE scores must be submitted directly to the Cal Poly Admissions Office. Applicants are to self-report GRE scores through their Cal State Apply application, and the system will vereify if the GRE scores have been sent to Cal Poly.
- Unofficial transcripts MUST be uploaded by all applicants (including Cal Poly undergraduates) through Cal State Apply; Official transcripts MUST be sent to the Cal Poly Admissions Office.