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Biomedical Engineering Schools in Pennsylvania

There are nine Pennsylvania schools offering biomedical engineering programs. 487 students graduated with degrees from Pennsylvania biomedical engineering schools in 2010. 319 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 101 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

428 students graduate from biomedical engineering programs in Pennsylvania, on average, each year. This accounts for 8% of students who US schools graduate from biomedical engineering programs. Specifically, 319 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree at the bachelor's level, 101 with a master's level degree, and 67 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Nine biomedical engineering schools are located in Pennsylvania. Of these, four schools are public, while five schools are private. While private biomedical engineering school tuition varies from $33,000 to $42,342, public biomedical engineering school tuition varies from $12,424 to $15,250.

Average tuition for biomedical engineering programs is $27,389. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $12,424 per year, is at Temple University, while the highest tuition for biomedical engineering programs, which is $42,342 per year, is at Bucknell University.

Pennsylvania schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for biomedical engineering students.

Biomedical Engineering Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

428 students graduate from biomedical engineering programs in Pennsylvania, on average, each year. This accounts for 8% of students who US schools graduate from biomedical engineering programs. Specifically, 319 students graduated with a biomedical engineering degree at the bachelor's level, 101 with a master's level degree, and 67 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biomedical Engineering Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 229
  • Bachelor 2007: 285
  • Bachelor 2008: 260
  • Bachelor 2009: 313
  • Bachelor 2010: 319
  • Master 2006: 80
  • Master 2007: 81
  • Master 2008: 61
  • Master 2009: 95
  • Master 2010: 101
  • Doctorate 2006: 34
  • Doctorate 2007: 47
  • Doctorate 2008: 49
  • Doctorate 2009: 70
  • Doctorate 2010: 67

Biomedical Engineering Program Availability in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania schools offer a total of 21 biomedical engineering programs. Of these programs, around 38.1% 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 Pennsylvania

  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 6

Career Trends

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49790
  • 25th Percentile: 61090
  • Median: 78520
  • 75th Percentile: 103060
  • 90th Percentile: 121910

Career Trends

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68380
  • Median Salary 2007: 61210
  • Median Salary 2008: 63660
  • Median Salary 2009: 65590
  • Median Salary 2010: 78520
  • Total Employed 2006: 770
  • Total Employed 2007: 1100
  • Total Employed 2008: 1200
  • Total Employed 2009: 1040
  • Total Employed 2010: 960

Pennsylvania vs National Biomedical Engineering Employment

Pennsylvania vs National Biomedical Engineering Employment

  • Employed in Pennsylvania: 6.283% (960)

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1. Cedar Crest College

100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104-6196
(610) 606-4666

Cedar Crest College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1867. This school, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Allentown, PA. This liberal arts college offers students 15 certificates, 62 degrees at the bachelors level, and four degrees at the masters level. 1,666 students sought degrees from the 71 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including biomedical engineering and political science. Cedar Crest is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

2. Pennsylvania State University - College of Medicine

500 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033-2360
(717) 531-8521

Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine is located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one biomedical engineering program. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biomedical engineering in terms of programs.

3. Villanova University

800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1699
(610) 519-4500

Founded in 1842, Villanova University is a 4-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Villanova, Pennsylvania. This school offers students 25 certificates, two degrees at the associates level, 47 bachelors level degrees, 43 masters level degrees, and four doctoral level degrees. 10,605 students pursued degrees from the 70 programs at Villanova in 2010. This school offers subjects including public administration and law. This school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

4. Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
(412) 268-2000

Carnegie Mellon University offers three biomedical engineering programs. Of those, it offers students one biomedical engineering degree at the bachelor's level, one degree at the master's level in biomedical engineering, and one doctorate level biomedical engineering degree. This university, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Pittsburgh, PA. CMU is one of 10 research universities in Pennsylvania. This university is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biomedical engineering.

5. Drexel University

3141 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 895-2000

Drexel University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Philadelphia, PA. DU offers three programs in biomedical engineering. More specifically, DU offers one biomedical engineering degree at the bachelor's level to students, one biomedical engineering degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in biomedical engineering. This university is a 4-year research institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in biomedical engineering.

6. Lehigh University

27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-3000

Lehigh University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Bethlehem, PA. It offers two biomedical engineering programs. Out of those, Lehigh offers students one bachelor's level degree in biomedical engineering and one master's level biomedical engineering degree. Lehigh is one of 10 research universities in Pennsylvania. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biomedical engineering programs.

7. Pennsylvania State University - Main

201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802-1589
(814) 865-4700

Pennsylvania State University-Main, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in University Park, PA. It offers three programs in biomedical engineering. More specifically, Penn State offers students one bachelor's level biomedical engineering degree, one master's level degree in biomedical engineering, and one biomedical engineering degree at the doctorate level. Overall, 45,233 students pursue degrees in 355 programs at this university. In terms of enrollment, Penn State ranks first in the state of Pennsylvania.

8. Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7000

Temple University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Philadelphia, PA. Temple offers two programs in biomedical engineering. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level biomedical engineering degree by Temple and one master's level degree in biomedical engineering. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This large university is the fifth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biomedical engineering in terms of programs.

9. Bucknell University

Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 577-2000

Bucknell University is located in town of Lewisburg, Pennsylvania and Bucknell offers one program in biomedical engineering. This liberal arts college is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. It is the largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biomedical engineering in terms of programs.

10. The University of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
(215) 898-5000

The University of Pennsylvania, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Philadelphia, PA. It offers three biomedical engineering programs. More specifically, UPenn offers students one bachelor's level biomedical engineering degree, one master's level biomedical engineering degree, and one doctorate level biomedical engineering degree. 25,007 students seek degrees in 326 programs at this big university, overall. Penn is the fourth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biomedical engineering.

11. The University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-4141

The University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh offers three biomedical engineering programs. More specifically, students are offered one biomedical engineering degree at the bachelor's level by Pitt, one master's level degree in biomedical engineering, and one degree at the doctorate level in biomedical engineering. It is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown. 28,823 students pursue degrees in 287 programs at Pitt, overall. Pitt is the third biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biomedical engineering.