Lakewood has a total population of 36,065 and a student population of 9,996. Of these students, 3,023 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Lakewood, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Georgian Court University. In 2010, Georgian Court University graduated approximately 0 students from its biochemistry program.
In 2009 tuition at biochemistry schools in Lakewood was $24,490 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,386 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $30,040.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Lakewood, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,250 biochemists in New Jersey, 1,370 were working in the greater Lakewood area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Lakewood will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Lakewood is $81,290 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.