With an overall population of 650,100 and a student population of 49,239, approximately 1,673 of Memphis students attend one of Memphis's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Memphis, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Rhodes College. In 2010, Rhodes College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in biochemistry.
If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Memphis, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,710.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,020 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Memphis. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,314 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $36,902.
Many biochemistry graduates choose to work as biochemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Memphis, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,960 biochemists in Tennessee, 600 were working in the greater Memphis area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Memphis will decrease by -9% 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 Memphis is $79,090 per year, which is higher than the average for biochemists state-wide.