With an overall population of 105,167 and a student population of 14,517, approximately 13,602 of Lowell students attend one of Lowell's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Lowell's largest biomedical engineering school is University of Massachusetts-Lowell. In 2010, University of Massachusetts-Lowell graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in biomedical engineering.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree from one of Lowell's biomedical engineering schools. Tuition in 2009 at Lowell's biomedical engineering schools was $22,148 per year for instate students and $34,168 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biomedical engineering program in Lowell. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,475 per year, on average, for room and board at Lowell-based biomedical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,513.
If you plan on staying in Lowell after graduating from biomedical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for biomedical engineers in Lowell, which is the most popular biomedical engineering profession, are good. Lowell's biomedical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 72% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biomedical engineer in Lowell is $90,840 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biomedical engineers.
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