South Orange has a general population of 16,964 and an overall student population of 9,616. Approximately 9,616 of South Orange's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
South Orange's largest biochemistry school is Seton Hall University. In 2010, Seton Hall University graduated approximately 2 students from its biochemistry program.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in South Orange in 2010. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in South Orange, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,470.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the South Orange-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $11,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,370.
If you plan on staying in South Orange after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in South Orange, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 biochemists in New Jersey were working in the greater South Orange area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in South Orange will decrease by -9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in South Orange, you can expect to make an average salary of $113,790 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biochemists in the state.