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Biomedical Engineering Schools in Pennsylvania

852 students earned Bio Engineering degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

A Biomedical Engineering major is the 59th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Biomedical Engineering Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 558
Master’s Degree 227
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 67
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 67
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 67

Gender Distribution

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

Biomedical Engineering Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 20.5%
  • Black or African American: 3.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 51.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.6%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Biomedical Engineering Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biomedical Engineering Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 11,510 people in the state and 244,790 people in the nation working in bio engineering jobs.

Biomedical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Biomedical Engineering Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a bio engineering grad in the state is $114,870, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer bio engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Drexel University

Philadelphia
193 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,205 Total Students

The 3.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $53,400 a year. This private school has an average net price of $33,631.

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
32,686 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. 78% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 3.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
91,427 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $30,996. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at Penn State University Park. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

111 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,675 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $71,600 a year. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 1.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
14,180 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,674. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $69,800 a year.

#6

Temple University

Philadelphia
62 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,794 Total Students

90% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Temple. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

#7

Lehigh University

Bethlehem
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
6,953 Total Students

The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Lehigh. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $66,200 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,496 Total Students

An average student at Widener will pay a net price of $31,305. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. 99% of students get financical aid.

#9

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
9,197 Total Students

The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at Duquesne. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Graduates earn an average $48,700 after graduation.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,444 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The average student takes 4.28 years to complete their degree at Gannon. In their early career, Gannon grads earn an average salary of $38,400.

Biomedical Engineering Careers in PA

Some of the careers bio engineering majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 12% $98,010
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7% $143,610
Biomedical Engineers 7% $76,440

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Mechanical Engineering 2,367
Electrical Engineering 1,561
Civil Engineering 981
Chemical Engineering 878
Computer Engineering 714
General Engineering 493
Industrial Engineering 472
Other Engineering 375

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