Lancaster has a general population of 56,348 and an overall student population of 5,789. Approximately 2,175 of Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Lancaster, by student population, is Franklin and Marshall College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at Franklin and Marshall College.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Lancaster's biochemistry schools. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in Lancaster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $39,980.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lancaster-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $10,430 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Lancaster, your job prospects are average. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Lancaster will increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.