Whittier has a total population of 83,680 and a student population of 24,983. Of these students, 2,093 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Whittier College is the largest biochemistry school in Whittier, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Whittier College with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Whittier. In 2009 tuition at biochemistry schools in Whittier was $34,228 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Whittier-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $9,704 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $40,006.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Whittier, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 biochemists in California were working in the greater Whittier area. The number of biochemists in Whittier 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 Whittier is $101,000 per year, which is higher than the average for biochemists state-wide.