With an overall population of 1,748 and a student population of 1,336, approximately 1,336 of Houghton students attend one of Houghton's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Houghton, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Houghton College. In 2010, Houghton College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Houghton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,440 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,340.
If you plan on staying in Houghton after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Houghton, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are average. In 2010, of the 6,110 biochemists in New York, 40 were working in the greater Houghton area. The number of biochemists in Houghton is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Houghton, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,320 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biochemists in the state.