With an overall population of 8,994 and a student population of 2,066, approximately 1,984 of Latrobe students attend one of Latrobe's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Saint Vincent College is the largest biochemistry school in Latrobe, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at Saint Vincent College.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Latrobe in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,591 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Latrobe-based biochemistry schools, you will have an added expense of $8,184 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 Latrobe after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Latrobe, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are average. In 2010, there were 3,200 biochemists in Pennsylvania. Of these biochemists, 680 were working in the greater Latrobe area. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to increase by 9% in Latrobe. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Latrobe is $33,580 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.