Stockton has a general population of 243,771 and an overall student population of 29,263. Approximately 6,401 of Stockton's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
University of the Pacific is the largest biochemistry school in Stockton, based on student population. In 2010, University of the Pacific graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Stockton. In 2009 tuition at biochemistry schools in Stockton was $32,230 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,566 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Stockton-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,616 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Stockton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 375 biochemists in California were working in the greater Stockton area. The number of biochemists in Stockton is expected to increase by 1% 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 Stockton is $77,070 per year, which is lower than the average for biochemists state-wide.