Top 20 Schools With Largest B.S. Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes in 2011

Top twenty schools which offer undergraduate Biomedical Engineering (BME) degrees by total BME graduating class size for each school. These schools represent 2556 graduates. They represent about 63 percent of the total number of B.S. BME graduates for 2011. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects approximately 1300 new Biomedical Engineering jobs every year between 2008 … Continue reading Top 20 Schools With Largest B.S. Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes in 2011

Top 20 Biomedical Engineering Programs Which Have The Highest Percentage of Women Graduates in 2011

The Biomedical Engineering programs attract a higher proportion of women than any other engineering programs.  I thought it would be interesting to show just how high the proportion is in some programs.  I am not aware of any definitive explanation for the high participation rate.  My guess is that the opportunity to contribute to the … Continue reading Top 20 Biomedical Engineering Programs Which Have The Highest Percentage of Women Graduates in 2011

New Graduation Rate Information Resource For Prospective BME and BMET Students

Have you ever wondered just what the size and make up of the individual BME and BMET programs graduating classes were?  This could be an important consideration as you try to figure out the facts from  the hype of the advertising web pages that each program presents.  The information is also good to have in … Continue reading New Graduation Rate Information Resource For Prospective BME and BMET Students

Top 10 Biomedical Engineering PhD Programs Based on Student Support and Outcomes

Here is another make your own ranking webpage created at PhDs.org.  It uses National Research Council generated data as well as public data.  The details get a little hairy.  My purpose is to get some insight into a university and a program  interest in supporting and learning how well their students are doing after they … Continue reading Top 10 Biomedical Engineering PhD Programs Based on Student Support and Outcomes

The 20 Smallest Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes of 2009

There are any number of reasons why these are small graduating classes.  The most likely is that the listed schools have only recently inaugurated their Biomedical Engineering programs.   A number of schools took advantage of the Biomedical Engineering program grants by the now defunct Whitaker Foundation before it ceased to exist in 2005.   The foundation … Continue reading The 20 Smallest Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes of 2009