Eugene has a total population of 137,893 and a student population of 35,690. Of these students, 22,335 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Eugene, by student population, is University of Oregon. In 2010, University of Oregon graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Eugene in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Eugene's biochemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,831 per year in instate tuition and $36,121 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Eugene. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,939 per year, on average, for room and board at Eugene-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,892.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Eugene, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 biochemists in Oregon were working in the greater Eugene area. Eugene's biochemist workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Eugene is $33,390 per year, which is lower than the average for biochemists state-wide.