With an overall population of 48,715 and a student population of 29,104, approximately 28,916 of Chapel Hill students attend one of Chapel Hill's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
The largest biomedical engineering school in Chapel Hill, by student population, is University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Biomedical Engineering program at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in biomedical engineering in Chapel Hill in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Chapel Hill's biomedical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,851 per year in instate tuition and $35,739 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Chapel Hill-based biomedical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,753.
If you plan on staying in Chapel Hill after graduating from biomedical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for biomedical engineers in Chapel Hill, which is the most popular biomedical engineering profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 biomedical engineers in North Carolina were working in the greater Chapel Hill area. The government projects that the number of biomedical engineers in Chapel Hill will increase by 79% by the year 2018. 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 Chapel Hill is $86,780 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biomedical engineers.