With an overall population of 54,593 and a student population of 17,098, approximately 16,775 of Santa Cruz students attend one of Santa Cruz's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Of the 1 biomedical engineering schools in Santa Cruz, the largest biomedical engineering school, by student population, is University of California-Santa Cruz. In 2010, University of California-Santa Cruz graduated approximately 4 students from its biomedical engineering program.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in biomedical engineering from biomedical engineering schools in Santa Cruz in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Santa Cruz's biomedical engineering schools was $27,481 per year for instate students and $50,150 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,393 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Santa Cruz-based biomedical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $13,641 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,537.
After graduating with your credentials in biomedical engineering, if you decide to work as a biomedical engineer in Santa Cruz, your job prospects are good. By the year 2018, the number of biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 80% in Santa Cruz. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
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