Lincoln has a general population of 225,581 and an overall student population of 42,081. Approximately 24,100 of Lincoln's students are enrolled in schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln is the largest biomedical engineering school in Lincoln, based on student population. In 2010, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in biomedical engineering.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree from one of Lincoln's biomedical engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,395 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lincoln biomedical engineering schools was an average of $29,435 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $990 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,260 per year, on average, for room and board at Lincoln-based biomedical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,135.
If you decide to work as a biomedical engineer in Lincoln, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 biomedical engineers in Nebraska were working in the greater Lincoln area. By the year 2018, the number of biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 90% in Lincoln. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biomedical engineer in Lincoln is $71,700 per year, which is the same as the average for biomedical engineers state-wide.