There are 2 biochemistry schools in Jackson, Mississippi. Jackson has a general population of 184,256 and an overall student population of 16,993. Approximately 3,529 of Jackson's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
University of Mississippi Medical Center is the largest biochemistry school in Jackson, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at University of Mississippi Medical Center.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Jackson in 2010. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Jackson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,240.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,050 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,252 per year, on average, for room and board at Jackson-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Jackson after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Jackson, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 biochemists in Mississippi were working in the greater Jackson area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Jackson will increase by 10% 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 Jackson is $68,820 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.
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