With an overall population of 28,692 and a student population of 3,311, approximately 1,764 of Shawnee students attend one of Shawnee's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Shawnee's largest biochemistry school is Oklahoma Baptist University. In 2010, Oklahoma Baptist University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Shawnee in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,562 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Shawnee. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,510 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,462.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Shawnee, your job prospects are good. There were 950 biochemists working in Oklahoma and 30 working in the greater Shawnee area in 2010. The number of biochemists in Shawnee is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Shawnee is $82,440 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.