Trenton has a general population of 85,403 and an overall student population of 31,885. Approximately 6,036 of Trenton's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Trenton, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Rider University. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at Rider University.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Trenton in 2010. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Trenton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,060.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Trenton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,720 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,060.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Trenton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 biochemists in New Jersey were working in the greater Trenton area. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to decrease by -9% in Trenton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Trenton is $82,850 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.