Boulder has a general population of 94,673 and an overall student population of 34,443. Approximately 33,010 of Boulder's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Boulder, by student population, is University of Colorado Boulder. In 2010, University of Colorado Boulder graduated approximately 85 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A total of 85 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Boulder in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Boulder's biochemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,757 per year in instate tuition and $45,011 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,749 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,378 per year, on average, for room and board at Boulder-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Boulder, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,450 biochemists in Colorado, 350 were working in the greater Boulder area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Boulder will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Boulder is $90,830 per year, which is higher than the average for biochemists state-wide.