Texas contains 105 schools that offer biomedical engineering programs. Rice University, the highest-ranking biomedical engineering school in TX, has a total student population of 5,576 and is the 28th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 105 biomedical engineering schools in Texas, only 16 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($28,682/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
Biomedical Engineering students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are employed medical scientists earning an average yearly salary of $64,390. Biomedical engineers in this state earn $66,730/yr and there are 610 employed.
Also, within the biomedical engineering schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from biomedical engineering, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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