With an overall population of 273,546 and a student population of 40,840, approximately 6,055 of Newark students attend one of Newark's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Newark's largest biochemistry school is University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In 2010, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey graduated approximately 8 students from its biochemistry program.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Newark in 2010.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,183 per year, on average, for room and board at Newark-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Newark after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Newark, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 3,600 biochemists in New Jersey, 1,420 were working in the greater Newark area. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to decrease by -9% in Newark. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Newark is $113,790 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.
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