There are schools offering biomedical engineering degrees in Georgia!
Schools Offering Biomedical Engineering Programs in Georgia
Each year, approximately 0.1% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in biomedical engineering. Thus, Georgia's 6 biomedical engineering schools put out approximately 297 biomedical engineers each year.
Emory University, which is located in Atlanta, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a biomedical engineering program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. 82 students graduated with a degree in biomedical engineering from Emory University in 2010. The tuition rate at Emory University was $39,158 per year.
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, which is located in Atlanta, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a biomedical engineering program. It received a ranking of 19th in the country in 2010. 182 students graduated with degree in biomedical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus in 2010. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus charged in-state students $8,716 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in Georgia that has a biomedical engineering program is Mercer University. Mercer University, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Macon. In 2010, Mercer University graduated 3 students from its biomedical engineering programs. Mercer University charged in-state students $30,560 in tuition fees per year.
If you choose to attend a Georgia biomedical engineering school, average tuition will be $15,938 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,370 per year to $39,158 per year. In 2010, the biomedical engineering schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Georgia were:
- Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
- Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Georgia biomedical engineering schools were charged at the following schools:
- Chattahoochee Technical College - located in Marietta, students are charged $2,370 per year
- Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus - located in Atlanta, students are charged $8,716 per year
A biomedical engineering degree from a Georgia school... what next?
The highest percentage of biomedical engineering graduates in Georgia pursue careers as a biomedical engineer. 130 biomedical engineers were working in Georgia in 2010. The Georgia counties with the largest populations of biomedical engineers are:
- Barrow County - 110 biomedical engineers
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 210 biomedical engineers will be working in Georgia state. This would require the number of biomedical engineers to grow by 20%.
On average, a biomedical engineer earns a salary of $71,340 per year in Georgia state. In 2010, however, some Georgia biomedical engineers earned as little as less than $51,020 per year or as much as more than $94,420 per year. The counties in Georgia with the highest average salary for a biomedical engineer are:
- Barrow County - $71,770 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in biomedical engineering and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Georgia
- Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering in Georgia
- Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering in Georgia
- Doctoral Degree in Biomedical Engineering in Georgia
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