Galveston has a general population of 57,247 and an overall student population of 6,371. Approximately 2,430 of Galveston's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in Galveston, by student population, is The University of Texas Medical Branch. In 2010, The University of Texas Medical Branch graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Galveston's biochemistry schools.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,650 per year, on average, for room and board at Galveston-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Galveston after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in Galveston, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are good. In 2010, there were 12,330 biochemists in Texas. Of these biochemists, 5,840 were working in the greater Galveston area. The government projects that the number of biochemists in Galveston will 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 Galveston is $105,170 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.