If you decide that you want to get a biochemistry degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 biochemistry schools in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta has a general population of 416,474 and an overall student population of 92,079. Approximately 22,520 of Atlanta's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 2 biochemistry schools in Atlanta, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus. In 2010, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus graduated approximately 24 students from its biochemistry program.
A total of 27 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Atlanta in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Atlanta's biochemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $27,349 per year in instate tuition and $36,454 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,289 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,006.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Atlanta, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,460 biochemists in Georgia, 1,180 were working in the greater Atlanta area. The number of biochemists in Atlanta is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Atlanta, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,590 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biochemists in the state.