Murfreesboro has a total population of 68,816 and a student population of 25,929. Of these students, 25,188 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Murfreesboro, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Middle Tennessee State University. In 2010, Middle Tennessee State University graduated approximately 26 students with credentials in biochemistry.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Murfreesboro in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Murfreesboro's biochemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,878 per year in instate tuition and $28,806 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,754 per year, on average, for room and board at Murfreesboro-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,124.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Murfreesboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 2,960 biochemists in Tennessee. Of these biochemists, 440 were working in the greater Murfreesboro area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Murfreesboro will 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 Murfreesboro is $71,980 per year, which is lower than the average for biochemists state-wide.