Arizona contains eleven schools that offer biomedical engineering programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking biomedical engineering school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 biomedical engineering schools in Arizona, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Prescott College comes out as the most expensive ($25,284/yr), with Cochise College as the lowest recorded at only $3,614/yr.
Biomedical Engineering students from Arizona schools who go on to become biomedical engineers, bioengineers, biophysicists, molecular biologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 14,760 people working as biomedical engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $82,550. Also, Medical scientists make on average $84,760 per year and there are about 101,760 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 820 employed medical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $71,030. Biomedical engineers in this state earn $92,250/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the biomedical engineering schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from biomedical engineering, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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