There are schools offering biochemistry courses in California!
Schools Offering Biochemistry Programs in California
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Stanford University, which was ranked 2nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in California that has a biochemistry program. It is located in Stanford. In 2010, Stanford University graduated 15 students from its biochemistry program. Tuition at Stanford University was $40,172 per year.
The second-ranked school in California with a biochemistry program is University of California-Berkeley, which is located in Berkeley. In 2010, it was ranked 5th nationwide. 3 students graduated with degree in biochemistry from University of California-Berkeley in 2010. University of California-Berkeley charged in-state students $10,940 in tuition fees per year.
The third-ranked school in California that has a biochemistry program is University of California-Los Angeles. University of California-Los Angeles, which was ranked 5th in the country in 2010, is located in Los Angeles. 249 students graduated with degree in biochemistry from University of California-Los Angeles in 2010. Students at University of California-Los Angeles paid $10,781 per year in tuition fees.
Biochemistry schools in California, charge students an average tuition of $21,398 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $41,022 per year, or as little as $4,810 per year. In 2010, the biochemistry schools that charged the highest tuition rates in California were:
- University of Southern California - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $41,022 per year
- Occidental College - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $40,939 per year
- Scripps College - located in Claremont, students are charged $40,450 per year
The following California biochemistry schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- California State University-Long Beach - located in Long Beach, students are charged $4,810 per year
- California State University-Los Angeles - located in Los Angeles, students are charged $4,848 per year
- California State University-Dominguez Hills - located in Carson, students are charged $4,849 per year
A biochemistry degree from a California school... what next?
The highest percentage of biochemistry graduates in California pursue careers as a biochemist. In 2010, there were 5,710 biochemists working in California. The following counties have the largest number of California biochemists:
- San Diego County - 1,600 biochemists
- Marin County - 1,120 biochemists
- Alameda County - 680 biochemists
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of biochemists is expected to grow by 47% by 2018. There are projected to be 7,100 biochemists working in the California then.
On average, a biochemist earns a salary of $89,120 per year in California state. But, salaries for biochemists can vary. In 2010, biochemists made as little as less than $39,600 per year or as much as more than $164,120 per year in California. The following counties in California have the highest average salaries for biochemists:
- Orange County - $117,290 per year
- San Benito County - $98,190 per year
- Alameda County - $96,270 per year
The following counties in California have the lowest average salaries for biochemists:
- Los Angeles County - $67,640 per year
- El Dorado County - $73,630 per year
- San Luis Obispo County - $75,150 per year
For more data regarding a career in biochemistry in California and to compare salaries with various related fields such as biology or chemistry, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry in California
- Master's Degree in Biochemistry in California
- Doctoral Degree in Biochemistry in California
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|7,832 miles from location||University of California-Los Angeles||Los Angeles||CA||95.2658||37%||38,550|
|7,805 miles from location||California State University-Fullerton||Fullerton||CA||36.6289||24%||36,262|
|7,948 miles from location||University of California-Berkeley||Berkeley||CA||95.3529||41%||35,830|
|7,820 miles from location||California State University-Long Beach||Long Beach||CA||40.6226||23%||35,557|
|7,833 miles from location||California State University-Northridge||Northridge||CA||31.9561||27%||35,198|
|7,825 miles from location||University of Southern California||Los Angeles||CA||92.8981||33%||34,824|
|7,906 miles from location||University of California-Davis||Davis||CA||84.1357||23%||31,247|
|7,963 miles from location||San Francisco State University||San Francisco||CA||33.6948||18%||30,469|
|7,789 miles from location||University of California-San Diego||La Jolla||CA||87.7434||23%||28,418|
|7,807 miles from location||University of California-Irvine||Irvine||CA||83.2303||22%||27,142|
|7,902 miles from location||University of California-Santa Barbara||Santa Barbara||CA||83.0456||19%||22,850|
|7,817 miles from location||California State University-Los Angeles||Los Angeles||CA||25.7976||14%||20,619|
|7,773 miles from location||University of California-Riverside||Riverside||CA||70.7777||17%||19,384|
|7,926 miles from location||California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo||San Luis Obispo||CA||42.2202||31%||19,325|
|7,955 miles from location||Stanford University||Stanford||CA||97.5644||70%||18,498|
|7,881 miles from location||California State University-Chico||Chico||CA||33.2335||21%||16,934|
|7,960 miles from location||University of California-Santa Cruz||Santa Cruz||CA||75.3023||20%||16,775|
|7,943 miles from location||California State University-East Bay||Hayward||CA||27.6856||24%||14,749|
|7,826 miles from location||California State University-Dominguez Hills||Carson||CA||23.8657||17%||14,477|
|7,779 miles from location||California State University-San Marcos||San Marcos||CA||26.879||22%||9,767|
|7,833 miles from location||Loyola Marymount University||Los Angeles||CA||37.1994||25%||9,015|
|7,945 miles from location||Santa Clara University||Santa Clara||CA||38.3571||21%||8,846|
|7,957 miles from location||Sonoma State University||Rohnert Park||CA||28.8195||17%||8,546|
|7,788 miles from location||University of San Diego||San Diego||CA||71.6614||20%||7,868|
|7,847 miles from location||Pepperdine University||Malibu||CA||75.691||33%||7,733|
|7,897 miles from location||University of the Pacific||Stockton||CA||67.1147||14%||6,401|
|7,812 miles from location||Biola University||La Mirada||CA||78.7586||52%||5,942|
|7,768 miles from location||Loma Linda University||Loma Linda||CA||0.491732||n/a||4,114|
|7,779 miles from location||California Baptist University||Riverside||CA||59.9314||45%||4,103|
|7,853 miles from location||California Lutheran University||Thousand Oaks||CA||62.6312||20%||3,714|
|7,942 miles from location||Saint Marys College of California||Moraga||CA||28.2064||22%||3,636|
|7,792 miles from location||Point Loma Nazarene University||San Diego||CA||32.8387||29%||3,487|
|7,961 miles from location||University of California-San Francisco||San Francisco||CA||0.372803||n/a||3,119|
|7,834 miles from location||Mount St. Mary's College||Los Angeles||CA||33.5301||42%||2,482|
|7,813 miles from location||California Institute of Technology||Pasadena||CA||87.9135||37%||2,130|
|7,811 miles from location||Whittier College||Whittier||CA||60.8562||22%||2,093|
|7,818 miles from location||Occidental College||Los Angeles||CA||76.4709||22%||1,989|
|7,783 miles from location||La Sierra University||Riverside||CA||20.5713||46%||1,857|
|7,959 miles from location||Notre Dame de Namur University||Belmont||CA||54.6996||15%||1,613|
|7,940 miles from location||Pacific Union College||Angwin||CA||58.6375||59%||1,526|
|7,947 miles from location||Mills College||Oakland||CA||63.7326||19%||1,501|
|7,791 miles from location||Claremont McKenna College||Claremont||CA||82.5794||40%||1,238|
|7,791 miles from location||Scripps College||Claremont||CA||78.6357||30%||921|
|7,791 miles from location||Harvey Mudd College||Claremont||CA||82.845||28%||763|
Curious what studying Biochemistry gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in California
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Engineers, All Other +||23,020||$102,550||0.9%|
|Biological Technicians +||10,840||$48,100||24.3%|
|Biochemists and Biophysicists +||5,710||$89,120||68.4%|
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