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2021 Best Biomedical Engineering Graduate Schools for a Master's Degree

By the GradReports team | Updated 5/21/2021

We ranked the best 20 graduate schools for a master's in biomedical engineering based on alumni starting salaries. The top school is Tufts University, with program alumni earning a median salary of $88,880 in their first year after graduation. San Jose State University ranks #2 with a median salary of $87,600. It is also the most affordable school on the list, with an annual tuition of $18,734. Santa Clara University has the next highest median salary, at $18,130.

All tuition rates, alumni salaries, and median student debt were collected from the U.S. Department of Education. For more information on how we rank schools or the data we use, please see our methodology page.

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Salary and debt data reported by the U.S. Department of Education
Salary and debt data reported by the U.S. Department of Education
Rank School Location Annual Tuition Median Debt Median Salary
#1 #1 Medford (MA) Medford (MA) $55,216 Not Reported $88,880
#2 #2 San Jose (CA) San Jose (CA) $18,790 Not Reported $87,600
#3 #3 Santa Clara (CA) Santa Clara (CA) $25,170 Not Reported $86,130
#4 #4 Providence (RI) Providence (RI) $62,083 Not Reported $84,650
#5 #5 La Jolla (CA) La Jolla (CA) $28,666 $31,166 $82,440
#6 #6 Storrs (CT) Storrs (CT) $42,237 Not Reported $79,690
#7 #7 San Luis Obispo (CA) San Luis Obispo (CA) $21,133 Not Reported $79,470
#8 #8 Baltimore (MD) Baltimore (MD) $61,202 $34,388 $78,970
#9 #9 Pittsburgh (PA) Pittsburgh (PA) $42,024 Not Reported $77,300
#10 #10 Atlanta (GA) Atlanta (GA) $31,334 $63,123 $77,090
#11 #11 Los Angeles (CA) Los Angeles (CA) $61,396 Not Reported $76,460
#12 #12 Durham (NC) Durham (NC) $59,141 $78,751 $76,460
#13 #13 Newark (NJ) Newark (NJ) $34,760 Not Reported $74,850
#14 #14 Coral Gables (FL) Coral Gables (FL) $41,036 Not Reported $74,580
#15 #15 Hoboken (NJ) Hoboken (NJ) $39,556 Not Reported $73,950
#16 #16 Ithaca (NY) Ithaca (NY) $30,006 $53,174 $73,230
#17 #17 Boston (MA) Boston (MA) $59,418 $26,200 $72,610
#18 #18 Philadelphia (PA) Philadelphia (PA) $37,074 Not Reported $72,130
#19 #19 Ann Arbor (MI) Ann Arbor (MI) $50,464 $20,500 $72,020
#20 #20 Cleveland (OH) Cleveland (OH) $49,398 Not Reported $70,010