With an overall population of 24,821 and a student population of 1,804, approximately 1,804 of Bristol students attend one of Bristol's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Bristol's largest biochemistry school is King College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from King College with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Bristol's biochemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,880 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Bristol. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,418 per year, on average, for room and board at Bristol-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,980.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Bristol, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 2,960 biochemists in Tennessee, 300 were working in the greater Bristol area. Bristol's biochemist workforce is projected to decrease 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 Bristol is $71,800 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.