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Biomedical Engineering in New Jersey

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Biomedical Engineering Schools in New Jersey

In 2018-2019, 363 students earned their Bio Engineering degrees in NJ.

As a degree choice, Biomedical Engineering is the 60th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Biomedical Engineering Majors in New Jersey

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 252
Master’s Degree 99
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

Gender Distribution

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

Biomedical Engineering Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 25.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.8%
  • White: 44.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.6%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
Biomedical Engineering Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biomedical Engineering Grads in New Jersey

There are 5,500 people in the state and 244,790 people in the nation working in bio engineering jobs.

Biomedical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. NJ

Wages for Biomedical Engineering Jobs in New Jersey

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in New Jersey that offer bio engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
50,254 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
11,423 Total Students

56% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,696. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.80%.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
6,929 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. It takes the average student 4.55 years to graduate. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Rowan University

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
19,465 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,500 a year. 49% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Rowan will pay a net price of $25,529.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
7,686 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 44%.

Biomedical Engineering Careers in NJ

Some of the careers bio engineering majors go into include:

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Engineering Professors 11% $0
Architectural and Engineering Managers 9% $153,720
Biomedical Engineers 7% $91,230

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Mechanical Engineering 1,044
Electrical Engineering 941
Civil Engineering 613
Chemical Engineering 476
Systems Engineering 360
Computer Engineering 338
Engineering Science 208
General Engineering 204

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