With an overall population of 27,428 and a student population of 4,144, approximately 4,065 of Valparaiso students attend one of Valparaiso's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Valparaiso University is the largest biochemistry school in Valparaiso, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Valparaiso University with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Valparaiso. In 2009 tuition at biochemistry schools in Valparaiso was $28,320 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Valparaiso. And if you live on campus at one of the Valparaiso-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
Many biochemistry graduates choose to work as biochemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Valparaiso, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,370 biochemists in Indiana, 100 were working in the greater Valparaiso area. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to increase by 2% in Valparaiso. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Valparaiso is $41,900 per year, which is lower than the average for biochemists state-wide.
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