With an overall population of 217,074 and a student population of 27,666, approximately 25,959 of Akron students attend one of Akron's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Akron, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is University of Akron Main Campus. In 2010, University of Akron Main Campus graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Akron. If you decide to attend one of Akron's biochemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,869 per year in instate tuition and $30,117 per year in out of state tuition.
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 $8,697 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,718.
If you plan on staying in Akron after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Akron, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are not very good. There were 5,500 biochemists working in Ohio and 490 working in the greater Akron area in 2010. Akron's biochemist workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Akron, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,440 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biochemists in the state.