With an overall population of 33,706 and a student population of 4,068, approximately 1,407 of Galesburg students attend one of Galesburg's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Galesburg, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Knox College. In 2010, Knox College graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Galesburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Galesburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,911.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,164 per year, on average, for room and board at Galesburg-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biochemistry graduates choose to work as biochemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Galesburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 11,740 biochemists in Illinois, 120 were working in the greater Galesburg area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Galesburg will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Galesburg is $74,760 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.