West Virginia contains seventeen schools that offer biomedical engineering programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking biomedical engineering school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 biomedical engineering schools in West Virginia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($24,334/yr), with Mountain State University as the lowest recorded at only $7,372/yr.
Biomedical Engineering students from West Virginia 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.
Also, within the biomedical engineering schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from biomedical engineering, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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