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Application for BME Major (Undergraduate)


The Ohio State University admissions process is dedicated to creating a student body with academic strength and a diversity of backgrounds and experiences, to promote the strongest learning environment possible. The central Admissions Office considers a variety of factors in the shaping of a well-rounded freshman class. See:

BME is similarly looking for well-rounded students with strong academic credentials who bring a diversity of backgrounds and experiences.  Examples of diversity include:

  • Enrollment in a challenging freshman curriculum (Honors, Scholars, FEH, etc)
  • Bringing cultural, economic, racial or geographic diversity, or being first in their family to attend college
  • Demonstrating an outstanding talent in a particular area
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities, work experience, or leadership positions

Please also let us know in your response to the diversity question if:

  • Your academic performance was adversely affected by factors not within your control
  • You are eligible for and will benefit from organized support services at Ohio State

**IMPORTANT: Please plan to complete your application in one sitting, and keep an electronic copy of all your responses.  The website may not save any information on a partially-completed application (especially on a shared computer, if you shut it down, or after one week passes from the time you begin the application).**


To complete this Application to Major, you will need the following information:

  • Projection of coursework through Spring 2021, 
  • Description of any awards, honors or scholarships,
  • Descriptions of relevant work or volunteer experience,
  • Responses to the following short answer questions:
    • How do you think your background experience(s) will add to the diversity in the BME Department? (300 word maximum)
    • What attracted you to the field of Biomedical Engineering? (150 word maximum)
    • What are your career goals and how will a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering help you succeed in achieving them? (150 words maximum)

Click Here to Complete the Application to the BME Major


Applications are due by April 1, 2020.
Any questions or concerns regarding the application should be directed to Lindsay Tolchin at