Columbia has a total population of 116,278 and a student population of 36,204. Of these students, 28,482 are enrolled in schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Columbia's largest biomedical engineering school is University of South Carolina-Columbia. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Biomedical Engineering program at University of South Carolina-Columbia.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree from one of Columbia's biomedical engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Columbia's biomedical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,490 per year in instate tuition and $36,066 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $936 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,872 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $14,162.
If you decide to work as a biomedical engineer in Columbia, your job prospects are good. Columbia's biomedical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 65% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
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