With an overall population of 28,547 and a student population of 28,560, approximately 21,138 of Newark students attend one of Newark's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Newark, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is University of Delaware. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from University of Delaware with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Newark. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,094 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Newark biochemistry schools was an average of $34,794 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Newark-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $9,066 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,786.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Newark, your job prospects are not very good. There were 690 biochemists working in Delaware and 200 working in the greater Newark area in 2010. The number of biochemists in Newark is expected to increase by 5% 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 Newark is $44,980 per year, which is the same as the average for biochemists state-wide.