If you decide that you want to get a biomedical engineering degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 biomedical engineering schools in Seattle, Washington. With an overall population of 563,374 and a student population of 95,293, approximately 52,467 of Seattle students attend one of Seattle's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Seattle's largest biomedical engineering school is University of Washington-Seattle Campus. Approximately 80 students graduated in 2010 from University of Washington-Seattle Campus with credentials in biomedical engineering.
A total of 84 students graduated with credentials in biomedical engineering from biomedical engineering schools in Seattle in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,445 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Seattle biomedical engineering schools was an average of $37,120 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,003 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biomedical engineering program in Seattle. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,693 per year, on average, for room and board at Seattle-based biomedical engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,257.
If you plan on staying in Seattle after graduating from biomedical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for biomedical engineers in Seattle, which is the most popular biomedical engineering profession, are good. There were 420 biomedical engineers working in Washington State and 240 working in the greater Seattle area in 2010. Seattle's biomedical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 60% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for biomedical engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biomedical engineer in Seattle is $79,710 per year, which is the same as the average for biomedical engineers state-wide.
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