Knoxville has a total population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565. Of these students, 29,934 are enrolled in schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Knoxville's largest biomedical engineering school is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, The University of Tennessee graduated approximately 6 students from its biomedical engineering program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree from one of Knoxville's biomedical engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Knoxville biomedical engineering schools was an average of $36,098 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,366 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Knoxville after graduating from biomedical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for biomedical engineers in Knoxville, which is the most popular biomedical engineering profession, are good. The number of biomedical engineers in Knoxville is expected 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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