Canton has a total population of 5,882 and a student population of 5,721. Of these students, 2,401 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
St Lawrence University is the largest biochemistry school in Canton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at St Lawrence University.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Canton's biochemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $39,765 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $750 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Canton-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,160 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Canton, your job prospects are average. There were 6,110 biochemists working in New York and 70 working in the greater Canton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to increase by 9% in Canton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Canton is $34,740 per year, which is lower than the average for biochemists state-wide.