With an overall population of 656,562 and a student population of 105,227, approximately 50,995 of Austin students attend one of Austin's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Austin's largest biomedical engineering school is The University of Texas at Austin. In 2010, The University of Texas at Austin graduated approximately 105 students from its biomedical engineering program.
A total of 105 students graduated with credentials in biomedical engineering from biomedical engineering schools in Austin in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Austin's biomedical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,874 per year in instate tuition and $43,950 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $860 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biomedical engineering program in Austin. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,602 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,272.
Many biomedical engineering graduates choose to work as biomedical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Austin, your job prospects are good. There were 650 biomedical engineers working in Texas and 110 working in the greater Austin area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 78% in Austin. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
As a biomedical engineer in Austin, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,280 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biomedical engineers in the state.
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