Columbus has a total population of 711,470 and a student population of 105,218. Of these students, 55,014 are enrolled in schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Columbus's largest biomedical engineering school is Ohio State University-Main Campus. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Ohio State University-Main Campus with credentials in biomedical engineering.
A reported 33 students graduated with credentials in biomedical engineering in Columbus in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Columbus's biomedical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,159 per year in instate tuition and $37,731 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,440 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,468 per year, on average, for room and board at Columbus-based biomedical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biomedical engineering graduates choose to work as biomedical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbus, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of biomedical engineers in Columbus will increase by 61% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
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