With an overall population of 3,390 and a student population of 1,133, approximately 1,133 of Mount Vernon students attend one of Mount Vernon's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Mount Vernon, by student population, is Cornell College. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at Cornell College.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Mount Vernon in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,580 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $810 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Mount Vernon. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,500 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Vernon-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 Mount Vernon, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 570 biochemists in Iowa, 60 were working in the greater Mount Vernon area. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to increase by 11% in Mount Vernon. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Mount Vernon, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,870 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biochemists in the state.