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Biomedical Engineering in Washington

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Biomedical Engineering Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 164 students earned their Bio Engineering degrees in WA.

As a degree choice, Biomedical Engineering is the 113th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Biomedical Engineering Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 110
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 31
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 31
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 31
Master’s Degree 23

Gender Distribution

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

Biomedical Engineering Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 21.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 48.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.2%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Biomedical Engineering Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biomedical Engineering Grads in Washington

5,570 people in the state and 244,790 in the nation are employed in jobs related to bio engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Biomedical Engineering Jobs in Washington

Bio Engineering grads earn an average of $101,880 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Washington that offer bio engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 61% of students get financical aid.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,478 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,768. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Walla Walla University

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,854 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $40,100 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at Walla Walla U.

Biomedical Engineering Careers in WA

Some of the careers bio engineering majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 25% $91,460
Biomedical Engineers 16% $84,530
Architectural and Engineering Managers 5% $148,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Mechanical Engineering 993
Electrical Engineering 857
Civil Engineering 540
Chemical Engineering 204
Materials Engineering 146
Aeronautical Engineering 128
Industrial Engineering 95
Computer Engineering 91

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