With an overall population of 101,355 and a student population of 49,996, approximately 10,384 of Cambridge students attend one of Cambridge's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Of the 1 biomedical engineering schools in Cambridge, the largest biomedical engineering school, by student population, is Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Approximately 97 students graduated in 2010 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with credentials in biomedical engineering.
A reported 97 students graduated with credentials in biomedical engineering in Cambridge in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biomedical engineering schools in Cambridge was $37,782 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biomedical engineering program in Cambridge. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,360 per year, on average, for room and board at Cambridge-based biomedical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biomedical engineer in Cambridge, your job prospects are good. There were 1,460 biomedical engineers working in Massachusetts and 1,090 working in the greater Cambridge area in 2010. Cambridge's biomedical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 72% by the year 2018. 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 Cambridge is $92,910 per year, which is higher than the average for biomedical engineers state-wide.
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