If you decide that you want to get a biochemistry degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 biochemistry schools in Poughkeepsie, New York. Poughkeepsie has a general population of 29,871 and an overall student population of 18,858. Approximately 8,632 of Poughkeepsie's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Poughkeepsie, by student population, is Vassar College. In 2010, Vassar College graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Poughkeepsie's biochemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $34,267 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,105 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Poughkeepsie-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,297 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,095.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,600 biochemists in New York, 50 were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Poughkeepsie will decrease by -3% 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 Poughkeepsie is $67,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.
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