Beaumont, TX (population: 110,900) has one biomedical engineering school within its city limits. Lamar University has a total student population of 13,992. It is the 602nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 29th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about biomedical engineering programs in Beaumont, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of biomedical engineering professors at Lamar University such as Kendrick Aung, Wendell Bean, Mark Bourland, Hsing-Wei Chu, Paul Corder, and Brian Craig.
Biomedical Engineering students from Beaumont 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.
Beaumont lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Beaumont-Port Arthur area has 159,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $18.65/hr average worker wage, and a $38,800 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lamar University ends up costing a student $14,675/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Beaumont|
|Lake Charles||LA||71,903||5||21.6002||139||56.8 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||68.1 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||71.5 miles|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||72.0 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||80.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||91.4 miles|