With an overall population of 91,802 and a student population of 16,244, approximately 15,783 of Richardson students attend one of Richardson's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
The largest biomedical engineering school in Richardson, by student population, is The University of Texas at Dallas. In 2010, The University of Texas at Dallas graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in biomedical engineering.
If you decide to attend one of Richardson's biomedical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,772 per year in instate tuition and $32,602 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biomedical engineering program in Richardson. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,228 per year, on average, for room and board at Richardson-based biomedical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,820.
After graduating with your credentials in biomedical engineering, if you decide to work as a biomedical engineer in Richardson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 650 biomedical engineers in Texas, 100 were working in the greater Richardson area. The government projects that the number of biomedical engineers in Richardson will increase by 78% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
As a biomedical engineer in Richardson, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,990 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biomedical engineers in the state.
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