With an overall population of 193,556 and a student population of 22,872, approximately 5,458 of Tacoma students attend one of Tacoma's schools that offer biomedical engineering programs.
Of the 1 biomedical engineering schools in Tacoma, the largest biomedical engineering school, by student population, is Bates Technical College. In 2010, approximately 23 students graduated from the Biomedical Engineering program at Bates Technical College.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree from one of Tacoma's biomedical engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,230 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,120 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biomedical engineering program in Tacoma.
Many biomedical engineering graduates choose to work as biomedical engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tacoma, your job prospects are good. Tacoma'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.
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