Thousand Oaks has a general population of 117,005 and an overall student population of 3,714. Approximately 3,714 of Thousand Oaks's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Thousand Oaks, by student population, is California Lutheran University. In 2010, California Lutheran University graduated approximately 7 students from its biochemistry program.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Thousand Oaks in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,230 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,450 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Thousand Oaks-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,440.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Thousand Oaks, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 49 biochemists in California were working in the greater Thousand Oaks area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Thousand Oaks will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Thousand Oaks, you can expect to make an average salary of $111,470 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biochemists in the state.