Arlington has a general population of 332,969 and an overall student population of 30,763. Approximately 28,085 of Arlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest biochemistry school in Arlington, based on student population. In 2010, The University of Texas at Arlington graduated approximately 20 students from its biochemistry program.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in Arlington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Arlington's biochemistry schools was $19,181 per year for instate students and $25,829 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $908 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,097 per year, on average, for room and board at Arlington-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,084.
If you plan on staying in Arlington after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Arlington, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are good. There were 12,330 biochemists working in Texas and 1,410 working in the greater Arlington area in 2010. The number of biochemists in Arlington is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Arlington is $85,150 per year, which is higher than the average for biochemists state-wide.