With an overall population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507, approximately 12,068 of Hempstead students attend one of Hempstead's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Hempstead, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Hofstra University. In 2010, Hofstra University graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Hempstead. In 2009 tuition at biochemistry schools in Hempstead was $30,130 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
If you decide to work as a biochemist in Hempstead, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 1,530 biochemists in New York, 450 were working in the greater Hempstead area. Hempstead's biochemist workforce is projected to increase by 23% 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 Hempstead is $77,920 per year, which is higher than the average for biochemists state-wide.