The 20 Smallest B.S. Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes in 2008

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 B.S. Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes in 2008

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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

The 20 Smallest B.S. Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes In 2007

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 B.S. Biomedical Engineering Graduating Classes In 2007

Business: Is Corporate America Trying to Drive a Message Home to Academia?

The academic community appears is getting increased attention from Corporate America.  In 2008 a large technically focused business and a respected business magazine have both made an effort to make a statement to academia about what they value. In 2008 Boeing distributed its ranking and critiques of 150 engineering departments based on the performance of … Continue reading Business: Is Corporate America Trying to Drive a Message Home to Academia?

Biomedical Engineering Programs (Schools, Colleges) Reporting Between 40 and 49% Women In Their 2007 Graduating Class

The Biomedical Engineering programs ( schools, colleges ) attract a higher proportion of women than any other engineering program.  I thought it would be interesting to show just how high the proportion is in some programs.  I am not aware of any explanation.  My guess is that the opportunity to contribute to the health of … Continue reading Biomedical Engineering Programs (Schools, Colleges) Reporting Between 40 and 49% Women In Their 2007 Graduating Class