With an overall population of 113,866 and a student population of 17,213, approximately 13,992 of Beaumont students attend one of Beaumont's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Beaumont's largest biochemistry school is Lamar University. In 2010, Lamar University graduated approximately 1 students from its biochemistry program.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Beaumont in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Beaumont's biochemistry schools was $17,630 per year for instate students and $24,832 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,480 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,290 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many biochemistry graduates choose to work as biochemists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Beaumont, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 159 biochemists in Texas were working in the greater Beaumont area. The number of biochemists in Beaumont is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Beaumont is $62,020 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.