With an overall population of 102,361 and a student population of 21,145, approximately 8,846 of Santa Clara students attend one of Santa Clara's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
The largest biomedical engineering school in Santa Clara, by student population, is Santa Clara University. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from Santa Clara University with credentials in biomedical engineering.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in biomedical engineering from biomedical engineering schools in Santa Clara in 2010. If you decide to attend a biomedical engineering school in Santa Clara, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $36,000.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,400 per year, on average, for room and board at Santa Clara-based biomedical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $41,721.
After graduating with your credentials in biomedical engineering, if you decide to work as a biomedical engineer in Santa Clara, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,100 biomedical engineers in California, 530 were working in the greater Santa Clara area. By the year 2018, the number of biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 80% in Santa Clara. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biomedical engineer in Santa Clara is $106,910 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biomedical engineers.
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