Tucson has a general population of 486,699 and an overall student population of 77,749. Approximately 38,767 of Tucson's students are enrolled in schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
University of Arizona is the largest biomedical engineering school in Tucson, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Biomedical Engineering program at University of Arizona.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree in Tucson. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,519 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tucson biomedical engineering schools was an average of $35,928 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tucson-based biomedical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $8,614 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,871.
Many biomedical engineering graduates choose to work as biomedical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tucson, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of biomedical engineers in Tucson will increase by 54% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
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