Irving has a total population of 191,615 and a student population of 15,528. Of these students, 2,883 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Irving, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is University of Dallas. In 2010, University of Dallas graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a biochemistry degree in Irving. In 2009 tuition at biochemistry schools in Irving was $26,294 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,700 for biochemistry related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Irving, your job prospects are good. There were 12,330 biochemists working in Texas and 1,550 working in the greater Irving area in 2010. The number of biochemists in Irving 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 Irving is $89,250 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.