Collegedale has a total population of 6,514 and a student population of 2,891. Of these students, 2,891 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Southern Adventist University is the largest biochemistry school in Collegedale, based on student population. In 2010, Southern Adventist University graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Collegedale in 2010. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Collegedale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,112.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,080 per year, on average, for room and board at Collegedale-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Collegedale after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Collegedale, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are not very good. There were 2,960 biochemists working in Tennessee and 300 working in the greater Collegedale area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Collegedale will decrease by -9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Collegedale, you can expect to make an average salary of $86,990 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biochemists in the state.