Provo has a general population of 105,166 and an overall student population of 35,114. Approximately 34,130 of Provo's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Provo, by student population, is Brigham Young University. In 2010, Brigham Young University graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Provo in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biochemistry schools in Provo was $4,290 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Provo. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board at Provo-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
If you plan on staying in Provo after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Provo, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 biochemists in Utah were working in the greater Provo area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Provo will increase by 33% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Provo, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,990 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biochemists in the state.