The University of Maine, based in Orono, ME offers a fully funded Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering. The MS in Biomedical Engineering prepares students to conduct research involving the application of engineering to biological systems. The Department usually provides full stipends and payment of tuition for all qualified students enrolled in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs. Financial assistance is available in the form of graduate assistantships which provide free tuition and an annual stipend ranging from $14,500 to $18,500. Rolling admission for either the fall or spring semesters.