With an overall population of 277,454 and a student population of 22,649, approximately 9,468 of Corpus Christi students attend one of Corpus Christi's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi is the largest biomedical engineering school in Corpus Christi, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 49 students graduated from the Biomedical Engineering program at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree in Corpus Christi. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,197 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Corpus Christi biomedical engineering schools was an average of $24,845 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $966 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,625 per year, on average, for room and board at Corpus Christi-based biomedical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,314.
If you plan on staying in Corpus Christi after graduating from biomedical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for biomedical engineers in Corpus Christi, which is the most popular biomedical engineering profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 78% in Corpus Christi. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
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