Mankato has a general population of 32,427 and an overall student population of 19,692. Approximately 14,955 of Mankato's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Mankato, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Minnesota State University-Mankato. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Minnesota State University-Mankato with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Mankato. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,601 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mankato biochemistry schools was an average of $22,033 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $856 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,322 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,777.
If you plan on staying in Mankato after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Mankato, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 29 biochemists in Minnesota were working in the greater Mankato area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Mankato will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Mankato, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,570 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biochemists in the state.