Albany, New York has 2 biochemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biochemistry. Albany has a general population of 95,658 and an overall student population of 67,683. Approximately 8,463 of Albany's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Siena College is the largest biochemistry school in Albany, based on student population. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Siena College with credentials in biochemistry.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Albany in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biochemistry schools in Albany was $24,188 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,140 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,743 per year, on average, for room and board at Albany-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,677.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Albany, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 6,110 biochemists in New York. Of these biochemists, 900 were working in the greater Albany area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Albany will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Albany is $42,490 per year, which is higher than the average for biochemists state-wide.
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