With an overall population of 48,573 and a student population of 37,571, approximately 37,366 of New Brunswick students attend one of New Brunswick's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
New Brunswick's largest biochemistry school is Rutgers University-New Brunswick. In 2010, Rutgers University-New Brunswick graduated approximately 31 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A total of 31 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in New Brunswick in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,338 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Brunswick biochemistry schools was an average of $37,510 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,431 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Brunswick-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,676 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,161.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in New Brunswick, your job prospects are good. There were 3,250 biochemists working in New Jersey and 1,370 working in the greater New Brunswick area in 2010. The government projects that the number of biochemists in New Brunswick 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 New Brunswick is $81,290 per year, which is lower than the average for biochemists state-wide.