La Grande has a general population of 12,327 and an overall student population of 3,957. Approximately 3,957 of La Grande's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in La Grande, by student population, is Eastern Oregon University. In 2010, Eastern Oregon University graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in La Grande in 2010. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in La Grande, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $6,456.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the La Grande-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $7,875 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in La Grande after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in La Grande, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are average. There were 2,510 biochemists working in Oregon and 360 working in the greater La Grande area in 2010. La Grande'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.
As a biochemist in La Grande, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,310 per year. This is lower than the average salary for biochemists in the state.