Georgetown has a total population of 28,339 and a student population of 1,301. Of these students, 1,301 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Southwestern University is the largest biochemistry school in Georgetown, based on student population. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Southwestern University with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Georgetown's biochemistry schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,220 per year in tuition costs.
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 $9,310 per year, on average, for room and board at Georgetown-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home 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 Georgetown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,810 biochemists in Texas, 590 were working in the greater Georgetown area. The number of biochemists in Georgetown is expected to increase by 22% 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 Georgetown is $31,740 per year, which is lower than the average for biochemists state-wide.