Birmingham has a general population of 242,820 and an overall student population of 44,088. Approximately 16,874 of Birmingham's students are enrolled in schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Birmingham's largest biomedical engineering school is University of Alabama at Birmingham. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from University of Alabama at Birmingham with credentials in biomedical engineering.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree in Birmingham. If you decide to attend one of Birmingham's biomedical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,115 per year in instate tuition and $25,451 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Birmingham-based biomedical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,142 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,146.
If you decide to work as a biomedical engineer in Birmingham, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of biomedical engineers in Birmingham will increase by 61% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
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