Blacksburg has a total population of 39,573 and a student population of 31,581. Of these students, 30,870 are enrolled in schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is the largest biomedical engineering school in Blacksburg, based on student population. In 2010, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University graduated approximately 10 students from its biomedical engineering program.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree from one of Blacksburg's biomedical engineering schools. If you decide to attend one of Blacksburg's biomedical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,565 per year in instate tuition and $32,838 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,080 for biomedical engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,024 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,985.
If you plan on staying in Blacksburg after graduating from biomedical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for biomedical engineers in Blacksburg, which is the most popular biomedical engineering profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 87% in Blacksburg. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
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