With an overall population of 217,074 and a student population of 27,666, approximately 25,959 of Akron students attend one of Akron's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Of the 1 biomedical engineering schools in Akron, the largest biomedical engineering school, by student population, is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 31 students from its biomedical engineering program.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree in Akron. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,869 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Akron biomedical engineering schools was an average of $30,117 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biomedical engineering program in Akron. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,697 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,718.
If you plan on staying in Akron after graduating from biomedical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for biomedical engineers in Akron, which is the most popular biomedical engineering profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 61% in Akron. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
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