There are schools offering biomedical engineering degrees in California!
Schools Offering Biomedical Engineering Programs in California
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Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of California receive biomedical engineering degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 1,187 biomedical engineers graduate from California's 46 biomedical engineering schools.
Stanford University, which is located in Stanford, is the top-ranked school in California that has a biomedical engineering program. It received a ranking of 2nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 33 students graduated from Stanford University's biomedical engineering program. Tuition at Stanford University was $40,172 per year.
The second-ranked school in California that has a biomedical engineering program is University of California-Berkeley. University of California-Berkeley, which was ranked 5th in the country in 2010, is located in Berkeley. In 2010, 131 students graduated from University of California-Berkeley biomedical engineering program. The tuition rate at University of California-Berkeley was $10,940 per year.
University of California-Los Angeles, which was ranked 5th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in California that has a biomedical engineering program. It is located in Los Angeles. 45 students graduated with degree in biomedical engineering from University of California-Los Angeles in 2010. University of California-Los Angeles charged in-state students $10,781 in tuition fees per year.
If you choose to attend a California biomedical engineering school, average tuition will be $8,561 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $644 per year to $41,022 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at California biomedical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:
- University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $41,022 per year
- Stanford University - located in Stanford, students are charged $40,172 per year
- Santa Clara University - located in Santa Clara, students are charged $37,368 per year
The lowest tuition rates at California biomedical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:
- American River College - located in Sacramento, students are charged $644 per year
- Fullerton College - located in Fullerton, students are charged $656 per year
- San Diego Mesa College - located in San Diego, students are charged $658 per year
A biomedical engineering degree from a California school... what next?
The highest percentage of biomedical engineering graduates in California pursue careers as a biomedical engineer. In 2010, there were 3,820 biomedical engineers working in California. The largest populations of California biomedical engineers are working in the following counties:
- San Diego County - 770 biomedical engineers
- Orange County - 610 biomedical engineers
- Marin County - 560 biomedical engineers
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 5,600 biomedical engineers will be working in California state. This would require the number of biomedical engineers to grow by 80%.
On average, biomedical engineers earn $95,450 per year. However, California biomedical engineers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $44,680 per year to more than $166,240 per year in 2010. On average a biomedical engineer earns the most in the following California counties:
- San Benito County - $115,560 per year
- Alameda County - $103,430 per year
- Marin County - $99,980 per year
On average, biomedical engineers earns the least in the following California counties:
- Los Angeles County - $76,630 per year
- San Diego County - $86,300 per year
- Ventura County - $89,690 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional California statistics regarding a career in biomedical engineering. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as biochemistry or engineering.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Biomedical Engineering in California
- Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering in California
- Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering in California
- Doctoral Degree in Biomedical Engineering in California
- Certificate in Biomedical Engineering in California
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,768 miles from location||Moreno Valley College||Moreno Valley||CA||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|7,832 miles from location||University of California-Los Angeles||Los Angeles||CA||95.2658||37%||38,550|
|7,776 miles from location||Riverside Community College||Riverside||CA||15.8854||n/a||36,586|
|7,948 miles from location||University of California-Berkeley||Berkeley||CA||95.3529||41%||35,830|
|7,883 miles from location||American River College||Sacramento||CA||15.4069||n/a||35,413|
|7,825 miles from location||University of Southern California||Los Angeles||CA||92.8981||33%||34,824|
|7,962 miles from location||City College of San Francisco||San Francisco||CA||19.5231||n/a||32,950|
|7,781 miles from location||San Diego State University||San Diego||CA||44.1756||28%||32,817|
|7,906 miles from location||University of California-Davis||Davis||CA||84.1357||23%||31,247|
|7,789 miles from location||University of California-San Diego||La Jolla||CA||87.7434||23%||28,418|
|7,807 miles from location||University of California-Irvine||Irvine||CA||83.2303||22%||27,142|
|7,813 miles from location||Pasadena City College||Pasadena||CA||17.7379||n/a||26,453|
|7,786 miles from location||San Diego Mesa College||San Diego||CA||15.0493||n/a||23,211|
|7,807 miles from location||Fullerton College||Fullerton||CA||17.0593||n/a||22,469|
|7,779 miles from location||Southwestern College||Chula Vista||CA||16.965||n/a||21,597|
|7,829 miles from location||Los Angeles Valley College||Van Nuys||CA||13.476||n/a||19,951|
|7,824 miles from location||Los Angeles City College||Los Angeles||CA||12.6588||n/a||19,873|
|7,773 miles from location||University of California-Riverside||Riverside||CA||70.7777||17%||19,384|
|7,926 miles from location||California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo||San Luis Obispo||CA||42.2202||31%||19,325|
|7,955 miles from location||Stanford University||Stanford||CA||97.5644||70%||18,498|
|7,954 miles from location||Foothill College||Los Altos||CA||21.5152||n/a||18,293|
|7,787 miles from location||San Diego City College||San Diego||CA||12.0991||n/a||18,074|
|7,960 miles from location||University of California-Santa Cruz||Santa Cruz||CA||75.3023||20%||16,775|
|7,849 miles from location||Moorpark College||Moorpark||CA||19.4776||n/a||16,393|
|7,871 miles from location||Ventura College||Ventura||CA||19.7881||n/a||14,395|
|7,951 miles from location||Laney College||Oakland||CA||18.6398||n/a||13,627|
|7,786 miles from location||MiraCosta College||Oceanside||CA||17.1854||n/a||13,537|
|7,932 miles from location||Solano Community College||Fairfield||CA||15.9371||n/a||12,222|
|7,939 miles from location||Ohlone Community College||Fremont||CA||14.992||n/a||11,695|
|7,781 miles from location||San Diego Miramar College||San Diego||CA||15.902||n/a||11,584|
|7,961 miles from location||College of San Mateo||San Mateo||CA||15.1982||n/a||11,310|
|7,965 miles from location||Skyline College||San Bruno||CA||16.2107||n/a||10,561|
|7,870 miles from location||Merced College||Merced||CA||10.9318||n/a||10,446|
|7,833 miles from location||Loyola Marymount University||Los Angeles||CA||37.1994||25%||9,015|
|7,797 miles from location||DeVry University-California||Pomona||CA||20.3807||82%||8,993|
|7,945 miles from location||Santa Clara University||Santa Clara||CA||38.3571||21%||8,846|
|7,950 miles from location||Contra Costa College||San Pablo||CA||14.0254||n/a||8,316|
|7,939 miles from location||Napa Valley College||Napa||CA||15.1485||n/a||7,282|
|7,949 miles from location||Berkeley City College||Berkeley||CA||14.3092||n/a||6,945|
|7,897 miles from location||University of the Pacific||Stockton||CA||67.1147||14%||6,401|
|7,768 miles from location||Loma Linda University||Loma Linda||CA||0.491732||n/a||4,114|
|7,867 miles from location||University of California-Merced||Merced||CA||45.3908||5%||3,414|
|7,961 miles from location||University of California-San Francisco||San Francisco||CA||0.372803||n/a||3,119|
|7,813 miles from location||California Institute of Technology||Pasadena||CA||87.9135||37%||2,130|
|7,808 miles from location||Southern California Institute of Technology||Anaheim||CA||29.1702||100%||686|
|7,824 miles from location||Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science||Los Angeles||CA||18.8983||n/a||256|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Biomedical Engineers +||3,820||$95,450||58.5%|
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