Biochemistry in Michigan

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Schools Offering Biochemistry Programs in Michigan

Each year, approximately 0.1% of Michigan graduates receive degrees in biochemistry. Thus, Michigan's 23 biochemistry schools put out approximately 284 biochemists each year.

Top Schools

Michigan State University, which was ranked 16th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a biochemistry program. It is located in East Lansing. 95 students graduated with a degree in biochemistry from Michigan State University in 2010. Students at Michigan State University paid $11,152 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Michigan with a biochemistry program is Michigan Technological University, which is located in Houghton. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. In 2010, Michigan Technological University graduated 10 students from its biochemistry program. Students at Michigan Technological University paid $12,017 per year in tuition fees.

Alma College, which is located in Alma, is the third-ranked school in Michigan that has a biochemistry program. It received a ranking of 31st in the country in 2010. 3 students graduated with degree in biochemistry from Alma College in 2010. Students at Alma College paid $27,580 per year in tuition fees.


If you choose to attend a Michigan biochemistry school, average tuition will be $14,790 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,022 per year to $30,660 per year. The Michigan biochemistry schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Detroit Mercy - located in Detroit, students are charged $30,660 per year
  2. Kettering University - located in Flint, students are charged $29,206 per year
  3. Alma College - located in Alma, students are charged $27,580 per year

The biochemistry schools in Michigan that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Bay de Noc Community College - located in Escanaba, students are charged $3,022 per year
  2. Saginaw Valley State University - located in University Center, students are charged $7,308 per year
  3. Northern Michigan University - located in Marquette, students are charged $7,864 per year

A biochemistry degree from a Michigan school... what next?

Most people who graduate from biochemistry school in Michigan go on to work as a biochemist. Michigan had 310 biochemists in 2010. In Michigan, the largest numbers of biochemists work in the following counties:

  1. Washtenaw County - 50 biochemists
  2. Lapeer County - 30 biochemists

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of biochemists in Michigan will grow by 24%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 450 biochemists working in Michigan.


A biochemist in Michigan makes an average of $88,590 per year. However, Michigan biochemists earned anywhere in the range from as less than $40,230 per year to more than $121,290 per year in 2010. A biochemist in the following Michigan counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Lapeer County - $75,670 per year
  2. Washtenaw County - $74,740 per year

The following counties in Michigan have the lowest average salaries for biochemists:

  1. Washtenaw County - $74,740 per year
  2. Lapeer County - $75,670 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in biochemistry in Michigan 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 Michigan
  • Doctoral Degree in Biochemistry in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,944 miles from location Michigan State University East Lansing MI 83.667 40% 47,071
5,901 miles from location University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 52.5737 41% 41,674
5,871 miles from location Wayne State University Detroit MI 28.8305 38% 31,786
5,963 miles from location Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant MI 66.6106 30% 27,247
6,000 miles from location Western Michigan University Kalamazoo MI 34.0778 31% 24,576
5,898 miles from location Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI 62.0788 31% 22,893
5,878 miles from location Oakland University Rochester MI 28.3132 36% 18,918
5,999 miles from location Ferris State University Big Rapids MI 29.008 35% 13,865
5,923 miles from location Saginaw Valley State University University Center MI 25.4946 33% 10,498
6,101 miles from location Northern Michigan University Marquette MI 29.1086 41% 9,428
5,879 miles from location University of Michigan-Dearborn Dearborn MI 64.975 37% 8,379
5,906 miles from location University of Michigan-Flint Flint MI 57.7428 35% 7,773
6,156 miles from location Michigan Technological University Houghton MI 70.9808 36% 7,136
5,875 miles from location University of Detroit Mercy Detroit MI 27.1221 30% 5,585
5,881 miles from location Lawrence Technological University Southfield MI 25.0067 37% 4,488
5,888 miles from location Madonna University Livonia MI 61.5051 36% 4,211
5,946 miles from location Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor MI 60.8655 24% 4,120
6,002 miles from location Calvin College Grand Rapids MI 34.2296 40% 4,092
6,037 miles from location Andrews University Berrien Springs MI 63.2907 42% 3,589
6,084 miles from location Bay de Noc Community College Escanaba MI 15.597 n/a 2,742
5,907 miles from location Kettering University Flint MI 27.0254 20% 2,410
5,957 miles from location Alma College Alma MI 68.5081 30% 1,444
5,966 miles from location Olivet College Olivet MI 21.1739 38% 1,202

Curious what studying Biochemistry gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Michigan

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Engineers, All Other + 8,890 $82,980
Biochemists and Biophysicists + 310 $88,590

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