Norman has a total population of 95,694 and a student population of 26,981. Of these students, 25,881 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Norman, by student population, is University of Oklahoma Norman Campus. In 2010, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus graduated approximately 31 students from its biochemistry program.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Norman's biochemistry schools. Tuition in 2009 at Norman's biochemistry schools was $19,790 per year for instate students and $29,771 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,016 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Norman. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,598 per year, on average, for room and board at Norman-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biochemistry graduates choose to work as biochemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Norman, your job prospects are good. There were 950 biochemists working in Oklahoma and 640 working in the greater Norman area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to increase by 12% in Norman. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Norman is $90,040 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.