If you plan on getting your bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering, you won't be alone since the degree program is ranked #60 in the country in terms of popularity. This means you won't have too much trouble finding schools that offer the degree.
College Factual reviewed 3 schools in Louisiana to determine which ones were the best for bachelor's degree seekers in the field of biomedical engineering. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 122 bachelor's degrees in biomedical engineering during the 2020-2021 academic year.
Choosing a Great Biomedical Engineering School for Your Bachelor's Degree
The bio engineering bachelor's degree program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:
Quality Overall Is Important
A school that excels in educating for a particular major and degree level must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.
To determine the overall quality of a graduate school, one factor we look at is the average early-career salary of those receiving their bachelor's degree from the school. This is because one of the main reasons people pursue their bachelor's degree is to enable themselves to find better-paying positions.
Other Factors We Consider
In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:
Major Focus - How much a school focuses on biomedical engineering students vs. other majors.
Major Demand - How many other biomedical engineering students want to attend this school to pursue a bachelor's degree.
Educational Resources - The amount of money and other resources allocated to students while they are pursuing their degree. These resources include such things as number of students per instructor and education expenditures per student.
Student Debt - How easy is it for biomedical engineering to pay back their student loans after receiving their bachelor's degree.
Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or accredited by a recognized biomedical engineering related body.
Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for biomedical engineering students working on their bachelor's degree.
Since picking the right college can be one of the most important decisions of your life, we've developed the Best Biomedical Engineering Bachelor's Degree Schools in Louisiana ranking, along with many other major-related rankings, to help you make that decision.
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Best Schools for Bachelor’s Students to Study Biomedical Engineering in Louisiana
The following list ranks the best colleges and universities for pursuing a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering.
Top Louisiana Schools for a Bachelor's in Bio Engineering
Tulane University of Louisiana is a wonderful decision for individuals pursuing a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering. Tulane is a large private not-for-profit university located in the large city of New Orleans.
Those biomedical engineering students who get their bachelor's degree from Tulane University of Louisiana make $8,244 more than the typical bio engineering student.
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering. Located in the midsize city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is a public university with a very large student population.
Soon after graduating, bio engineering bachelor's recipients generally make about $38,002 in the first five years of their career.
The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).