Medford has a general population of 55,765 and an overall student population of 10,678. Approximately 10,252 of Medford's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Tufts University is the largest biochemistry school in Medford, based on student population. In 2010, Tufts University graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Medford in 2010. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Medford, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $40,342.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,746 per year, on average, for room and board at Medford-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Medford, your job prospects are good. There were 6,020 biochemists working in Massachusetts and 3,730 working in the greater Medford area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to increase by 19% in Medford. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Medford is $45,440 per year, which is lower than the average for biochemists state-wide.