Corvallis has a general population of 49,322 and an overall student population of 22,012. Approximately 21,950 of Corvallis's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Corvallis, by student population, is Oregon State University. In 2010, Oregon State University graduated approximately 24 students from its biochemistry program.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Corvallis's biochemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of Corvallis's biochemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,133 per year in instate tuition and $32,057 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,603 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Corvallis. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,352 per year, on average, for room and board at Corvallis-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,781.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Corvallis, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 biochemists in Oregon were working in the greater Corvallis area. The number of biochemists in Corvallis is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Corvallis is $78,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.