Old Westbury has a total population of 4,228 and a student population of 13,068. Of these students, 3,897 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Old Westbury, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is SUNY College at Old Westbury. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at SUNY College at Old Westbury.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Old Westbury in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,147 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Old Westbury biochemistry schools was an average of $26,047 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Old Westbury. And if you live on campus at one of the Old Westbury-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $9,390 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,797.
Many biochemistry graduates choose to work as biochemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Old Westbury, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,530 biochemists in New York. Of these biochemists, 450 were working in the greater Old Westbury area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Old Westbury will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Old Westbury is $77,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.