The main focus area for this major is Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.
Biomedical Engineering is a major offered under the engineering program of study at Northwestern University. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the master’s degree program in bio engineering, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.
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Part-time graduates at Northwestern paid an average of $6,649 per credit hour in 2019-2020. This tuition was the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. The average full-time tuition and fees for graduate students are shown in the table below.
|In State||Out of State|
The median early career salary of bio engineering students who receive their master’s degree from Northwestern is $63,005 per year. That is 7% lower than the national average of $67,875.
Northwestern does not offer an online option for its bio engineering master’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Northwestern Online Learning page.
Women made up around 46.2% of the bio engineering students who took home a master’s degree in 2019-2020. This is in the same ballpark of the nationwide number of 45.7%.
Around 28.2% of bio engineering master’s degree recipients at Northwestern in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is about the same as the nationwide number of 28%.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
|Native American or Alaska Native||0|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0|
Biomedical Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.
|Focus Area||Annual Graduates|
|Bioengineering & Biomedical Engineering||39|
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|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.