Montclair has a total population of 38,977 and a student population of 18,361. Of these students, 18,171 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Montclair State University is the largest biochemistry school in Montclair, based on student population. In 2010, Montclair State University graduated approximately 12 students from its biochemistry program.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Montclair in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,774 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Montclair biochemistry schools was an average of $33,785 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,838 per year, on average, for room and board at Montclair-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,936.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Montclair, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 biochemists in New Jersey were working in the greater Montclair area. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to decrease by -9% in Montclair. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Montclair is $113,790 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.