Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 30,135. Of the 2,654 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in the City of New York in 2021, 36 of them were biomedical engineering majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Biomedical Engineering section at the bottom of this page.
Columbia Biomedical Engineering Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Bio Engineering
- Master’s Degree in Bio Engineering
- Doctorate Degree in Bio Engineering
Columbia Biomedical Engineering Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the bio engineering progam at Columbia compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The bio engineering major at Columbia is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Biomedical Engineering. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Focused Biomedical Engineering Schools||85|
|Best Value Biomedical Engineering Doctor’s Degree Schools||100|
Earnings of Columbia Bio Engineering Graduates
The median salary of bio engineering students who receive their bachelor's degree at Columbia is $46,324. This is less than $55,043, which is the national average of all bio engineering majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Bio Engineering Student Demographics at Columbia
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the bio engineering majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Columbia Biomedical Engineering Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% more racial-ethnic minorities in its bio engineering bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a bachelor's in bio engineering.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Columbia Biomedical Engineering Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a master's in bio engineering.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
Columbia also has a doctoral program available in bio engineering. In 2021, 18 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Computer Engineering
- Engineering Physics
- Environmental Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
Careers That Bio Engineering Grads May Go Into
A degree in bio engineering can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Columbia University in the City of New York.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Architectural and Engineering Managers||7,330||$161,670|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Nandaro under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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