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Biomedical Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology

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Biomedical Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology

If you are interested in studying biomedical engineering, you may want to check out the program at Rochester Institute of Technology. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

RIT is located in Rochester, New York and has a total student population of 16,158. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 50 students received a bachelor's degree in bio engineering from RIT.

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.

RIT Biomedical Engineering Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Bio Engineering

RIT Biomedical Engineering Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the bio engineering progam at RIT compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The bio engineering major at RIT 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Biomedical Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools 66
Most Focused Biomedical Engineering Schools 82

Earnings of RIT Bio Engineering Graduates

The median salary of bio engineering students who receive their bachelor's degree at RIT is $66,107. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 20% higher than the national average of $55,043 for all bio engineering bachelor's degree recipients.


Bio Engineering Student Demographics at RIT

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the bio engineering majors at Rochester Institute of Technology.

RIT Biomedical Engineering Bachelor’s Program

72% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 50 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in bio engineering from RIT. About 28% were men and 72% were women.


About 74% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in bio engineering at RIT are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a bachelor's in bio engineering.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 37
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

RIT also has a doctoral program available in bio engineering. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 Rochester Institute of Technology.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,330 $161,670
Engineering Professors 2,900 $127,010
Biomedical Engineers 440 $101,460


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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