Erie has a general population of 103,717 and an overall student population of 18,530. Approximately 4,373 of Erie's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Erie, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Mercyhurst College. In 2010, Mercyhurst College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Erie's biochemistry schools. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Erie, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,351.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Erie. And if you live on campus at one of the Erie-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $8,607 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,051.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Erie, your job prospects are average. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Erie will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.