With an overall population of 24,675 and a student population of 26,101, approximately 26,101 of Pullman students attend one of Pullman's schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Of the 1 biochemistry schools in Pullman, the largest biochemistry school, by student population, is Washington State University. In 2010, Washington State University graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in biochemistry.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of Pullman's biochemistry schools. If you decide to attend one of Pullman's biochemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,297 per year in instate tuition and $33,373 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $936 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in Pullman. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,886 per year, on average, for room and board at Pullman-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 Pullman, your job prospects are good. There were 3,630 biochemists working in Washington State and 320 working in the greater Pullman area in 2010. Pullman's biochemist workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Pullman is $40,100 per year, which is lower than the average for biochemists state-wide.