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Biomedical Engineering Schools in Massachusetts

662 students earned Bio Engineering degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Biomedical Engineering is the 62nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Biomedical Engineering Majors in Massachusetts

Bio Engineering majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 422
Master’s Degree 134
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 100
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 100
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 100
Associate’s Degree 5
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In Massachusetts, a bio engineering major is more popular with women than with men.

Biomedical Engineering Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of bio engineering majors in Massachusetts is as follows:

  • Asian: 15.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.5%
  • White: 48.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.3%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
Biomedical Engineering Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biomedical Engineering Grads in Massachusetts

There are 12,090 people in the state and 244,790 people in the nation working in bio engineering jobs.

Biomedical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Biomedical Engineering Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a bio engineering grad in the state is $135,140, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Massachusetts that offer bio engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

225 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
34,657 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Boston U will pay a net price of $30,729. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $49,200 a year.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
11,574 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,278.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
6,874 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $67,500 after earning their degree at this institution. 98% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $41,390.

#4

Tufts University

Medford
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
11,586 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $51,200 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 45% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,516 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.31 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
8,513 Total Students

70% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending UMass Dartmouth will pay a net price of $19,516. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
18,242 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.20% which is lower than average. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 59% of the teachers are full time.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
3,780 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

#9

Harvard University

Cambridge
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,566 Total Students

7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 86%. This private institution charges an average net price of $15,561.

#10

Endicott College

Beverly
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,794 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Biomedical Engineering Careers in MA

Some of the careers bio engineering majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 18% $130,020
Biomedical Engineers 9% $94,640
Architectural and Engineering Managers 5% $149,740

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to bio engineering.

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Mechanical Engineering 2,185
Electrical Engineering 1,243
Computer Engineering 941
Civil Engineering 746
Chemical Engineering 702
General Engineering 619
Systems Engineering 378
Other Engineering 355

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