Bethlehem, Pennsylvania has 2 biochemistry schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in biochemistry. With an overall population of 71,329 and a student population of 20,642, approximately 9,053 of Bethlehem students attend one of Bethlehem's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Lehigh University is the largest biochemistry school in Bethlehem, based on student population. In 2010, Lehigh University graduated approximately 18 students from its biochemistry program.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Bethlehem's biochemistry schools. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Bethlehem, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $34,940.
You should also anticipate spending about $975 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bethlehem-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $9,464 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,026.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Bethlehem, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 3,200 biochemists in Pennsylvania, 180 were working in the greater Bethlehem area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Bethlehem will increase by 9% 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 Bethlehem is $35,130 per year, which is lower than the average for biochemists state-wide.
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