San Francisco, California has 2 biochemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biochemistry. San Francisco has a total population of 776,733 and a student population of 101,874. Of these students, 33,588 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in San Francisco, by student population, is San Francisco State University. Approximately 44 students graduated in 2010 from San Francisco State University with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 66 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of San Francisco's biochemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,830 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Francisco biochemistry schools was an average of $33,990 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,734 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Francisco-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $8,126 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,860.
If you plan on staying in San Francisco after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in San Francisco, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are good. There were 10,600 biochemists working in California and 1,420 working in the greater San Francisco area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biochemists in San Francisco will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in San Francisco is $65,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.
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