Knoxville has a total population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565. Of these students, 29,934 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Knoxville's largest biochemistry school is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at The University of Tennessee.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Knoxville in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Knoxville's biochemistry schools was $20,780 per year for instate students and $36,098 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,366 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Knoxville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 2,960 biochemists working in Tennessee and 1,030 working in the greater Knoxville area in 2010. The number of biochemists in Knoxville is expected to decrease by -9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
As a biochemist in Knoxville, you can expect to make an average salary of $94,250 per year. This is higher than the average salary for biochemists in the state.