Cedar Rapids has a general population of 120,758 and an overall student population of 21,479. Approximately 1,300 of Cedar Rapids's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Coe College is the largest biochemistry school in Cedar Rapids, based on student population. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from Coe College with credentials in biochemistry.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Cedar Rapids in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,270 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Cedar Rapids-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Cedar Rapids, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 biochemists in Iowa were working in the greater Cedar Rapids area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Cedar Rapids will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Cedar Rapids is $59,870 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.