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

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

Colorado State Opts For 5 Year Dual Degree B.S. Biomedical Engineering Degree

Colorado State University is introducing a new dual degree the Fall of 2011.  The decision was made in large part as a direct response to industry adviser input.  Creating a B.S. BME curriculum in this manner addresses a long standing issue regarding a lack of significant technical depth found in a large majority of baccalaureate … Continue reading Colorado State Opts For 5 Year Dual Degree B.S. Biomedical Engineering Degree

The Top 20 Schools With Largest B.S. Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes for 2008

Top 20 schools which offer B.S. Biomedical Engineering degrees by graduating class size.  These schools represent 1650 graduates.  They represent about half the total number of B.S. BME graduates for 2008.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects approximately 1500 new Biomedical Engineering jobs every year between 2008 and 2018.   As can be seen there is … Continue reading The Top 20 Schools With Largest B.S. Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes for 2008