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Biomedical Engineering Schools in Illinois

There are five Illinois schools offering biomedical engineering programs. 225 students graduated with degrees from Illinois biomedical engineering schools in 2010. 135 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 60 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

223 students graduate from programs in Illinois in biomedical engineering, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of biomedical engineering students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 135 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biomedical engineering, 60 with a master's level degree, and 30 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Five biomedical engineering schools are in this Great Lakes state. And of these, three schools are public, while two schools are private. Tuition at a public biomedical engineering school varies from $10,468 to $13,096, while private biomedical engineering school tuition varies from $32,442 to $40,223.

Average tuition for biomedical engineering programs is $21,382. The highest tuition for biomedical engineering programs, which is $40,223 each year, is at Northwestern University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $10,468 each year, is at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Illinois schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in biomedical engineering.

Biomedical Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

223 students graduate from programs in Illinois in biomedical engineering, on average, per year. This accounts for 4% of biomedical engineering students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 135 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in biomedical engineering, 60 with a master's level degree, and 30 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biomedical Engineering Program Completions in Illinois 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 153
  • Bachelor 2007: 130
  • Bachelor 2008: 145
  • Bachelor 2009: 153
  • Bachelor 2010: 135
  • Master 2006: 50
  • Master 2007: 33
  • Master 2008: 41
  • Master 2009: 54
  • Master 2010: 60
  • Doctorate 2006: 17
  • Doctorate 2007: 31
  • Doctorate 2008: 35
  • Doctorate 2009: 28
  • Doctorate 2010: 30

Biomedical Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

Schools in Illinois offer a total of 12 biomedical engineering programs. Of these programs, about 33% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Biomedical Engineering Program Availability in Illinois

  • Bachelor: 4
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 4

Career Trends

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51830
  • 25th Percentile: 60730
  • Median: 81770
  • 75th Percentile: 100740
  • 90th Percentile: 116750

Career Trends

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62490
  • Median Salary 2007: 64880
  • Median Salary 2008: 88470
  • Median Salary 2009: 81300
  • Median Salary 2010: 81770
  • Total Employed 2006: 355
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 660
  • Total Employed 2009: 830
  • Total Employed 2010: 890

Illinois vs National Biomedical Engineering Employment

Illinois vs National Biomedical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Illinois: 5.825% (890)

Biomedical Engineering Schools in Illinois

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1. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901-4512
(618) 453-2121

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is in Carbondale, Illinois, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and SIUC offers one program in biomedical engineering. It is one of 10 institutions with a medical school in Illinois. This big university is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering biomedical engineering in terms of programs.

2. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711
(217) 333-1000

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers three biomedical engineering programs. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in biomedical engineering by UIUC, one master's level biomedical engineering degree, and one doctorate level degree in biomedical engineering. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in biomedical engineering.

3. The Illinois Institute of Technology

3300 S Federal St
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 567-3000

The Illinois Institute of Technology, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Chicago, IL. It offers two programs in biomedical engineering. Of those, it offers students one biomedical engineering degree at the bachelor's level and one doctorate level biomedical engineering degree. This medium-sized university is a 4-year research institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Illinois offering programs in biomedical engineering.

4. The University of Illinois at Chicago

601 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 996-7000

The University of Illinois at Chicago is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers three programs in biomedical engineering. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in biomedical engineering to students, one degree at the master's level in biomedical engineering, and one biomedical engineering degree at the doctorate level. UIC is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second largest institution in the state of Illinois offering biomedical engineering in terms of programs.

5. Northwestern University

633 Clark St
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-3741

Northwestern University, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Evanston, IL. NU offers three biomedical engineering programs. Of those, this research university offers one degree at the bachelor's level in biomedical engineering to students, one master's level degree in biomedical engineering, and one doctorate level degree in biomedical engineering. Overall, 20,481 students pursue degrees in 315 Northwestern programs. Northwestern ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Illinois.