Morgantown has a total population of 26,809 and a student population of 29,251. Of these students, 28,898 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
Morgantown's largest biochemistry school is West Virginia University. In 2010, West Virginia University graduated approximately 5 students from its biochemistry program.
A total of 5 students graduated with credentials in biochemistry from biochemistry schools in Morgantown in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Morgantown's biochemistry schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,034 per year in instate tuition and $27,132 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,178 for biochemistry related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board at Morgantown-based biochemistry schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in Morgantown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 biochemists in West Virginia were working in the greater Morgantown area. By the year 2018, the number of biochemists is expected to increase by 5% in Morgantown. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in Morgantown is $103,630 per year, which is higher than the average for biochemists state-wide.