With an overall population of 16,530 and a student population of 6,172, approximately 2,667 of Madison students attend one of Madison's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Madison's largest biochemistry school is Drew University. In 2010, Drew University graduated approximately 11 students from its biochemistry program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Madison. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Madison, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,267.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $3,228 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Madison-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,368 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $46,721.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Madison, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 3,600 biochemists in New Jersey. Of these biochemists, 1,420 were working in the greater Madison area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Madison will decrease by -9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Madison is $113,790 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.