With an overall population of 9,105 and a student population of 1,688, approximately 1,688 of Grinnell students attend one of Grinnell's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Grinnell's largest biochemistry school is Grinnell College. In 2010, Grinnell College graduated approximately 15 students from its biochemistry program.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Grinnell in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biochemistry schools in Grinnell was $36,476 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Grinnell. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,536 per year, on average, for room and board at Grinnell-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 Grinnell, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 570 biochemists in Iowa, 50 were working in the greater Grinnell area. The number of biochemists in Grinnell is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Grinnell is $58,320 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.