Colorado Springs has a total population of 360,890 and a student population of 30,513. Of these students, 2,032 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Colorado College is the largest biochemistry school in Colorado Springs, based on student population. In 2010, Colorado College graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Colorado Springs. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Colorado Springs, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $37,478.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,054 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,624 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biochemistry graduates choose to work as biochemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Colorado Springs, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,450 biochemists in Colorado, 420 were working in the greater Colorado Springs area. Colorado Springs's biochemist workforce is projected 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 Colorado Springs is $98,920 per year, which is higher than the average for biochemists state-wide.