College Place has a general population of 7,818 and an overall student population of 1,808. Approximately 1,808 of College Place's students are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
The largest biochemistry school in College Place, by student population, is Walla Walla University. In 2010, Walla Walla University graduated approximately 5 students from its biochemistry program.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry in College Place in 2010. In 2009 tuition at biochemistry schools in College Place was $22,794 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,068 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in College Place. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,010 per year, on average, for room and board at College Place-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,698.
If you plan on staying in College Place after graduating from biochemistry school, you should know that job prospects for biochemists in College Place, which is the most popular biochemistry profession, are good. In 2010, there were 3,630 biochemists in Washington State. Of these biochemists, 320 were working in the greater College Place area. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to increase by 12% in College Place. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in College Place is $40,100 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for biochemists.