Macon has a general population of 97,255 and an overall student population of 23,692. Approximately 8,072 of Macon's students are enrolled in schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Macon's largest biomedical engineering school is Mercer University. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Biomedical Engineering program at Mercer University.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in biomedical engineering from biomedical engineering schools in Macon in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biomedical engineering schools in Macon was $29,540 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biomedical engineering program in Macon. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,788 per year, on average, for room and board at Macon-based biomedical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,741.
If you decide to work as a biomedical engineer in Macon, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 20% in Macon. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.