With an overall population of 17,708 and a student population of 3,198, approximately 3,198 of Forest Grove students attend one of Forest Grove's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Pacific University is the largest biochemistry school in Forest Grove, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at Pacific University.
A total of 8 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Forest Grove in 2010. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Forest Grove, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,966.
You should also anticipate spending about $950 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Forest Grove-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $8,118 per year, on average, for room and board. 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 Forest Grove, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,040 biochemists working in Oregon and 1,340 working in the greater Forest Grove area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to increase by 4% in Forest Grove. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Forest Grove is $91,070 per year, which is higher than the average for biochemists state-wide.