With an overall population of 21,153 and a student population of 5,847, approximately 5,847 of Romeoville students attend one of Romeoville's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Lewis University is the largest biochemistry school in Romeoville, based on student population. In 2010, Lewis University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Romeoville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,990 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Romeoville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,890.
Many biochemistry graduates choose to work as biochemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Romeoville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 biochemists in Illinois were working in the greater Romeoville area. Romeoville's biochemist workforce is projected to increase by 3% 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 Romeoville is $80,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.