There are 2 biochemistry schools in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa has a general population of 393,049 and an overall student population of 33,166. Approximately 7,327 of Tulsa's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
University of Tulsa is the largest biochemistry school in Tulsa, based on student population. In 2010, University of Tulsa graduated approximately 15 students from its biochemistry program.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Tulsa in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,171 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,440 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,587 per year, on average, for room and board at Tulsa-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Tulsa after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Tulsa, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are good. In 2010, there were 950 biochemists in Oklahoma. Of these biochemists, 350 were working in the greater Tulsa area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Tulsa will 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 Tulsa is $71,090 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.