Biochemistry in Missouri

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Schools Offering Biochemistry Programs in Missouri


Each year, roughly 0.1% of Missouri students graduate with degrees in biochemistry. Thus, Missouri's 10 biochemistry schools put out approximately 168 biochemists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri that has a biochemistry program is Westminster College. Westminster College, which was ranked 39th in the country in 2010, is located in Fulton. 3 students graduated with a degree in biochemistry from Westminster College in 2010. The tuition rate at Westminster College was $19,760 per year.

The second-ranked school in Missouri that has a biochemistry program is Washington University in St Louis. Washington University in St Louis, which was ranked 53rd in the country in 2010, is located in Saint Louis. 31 students graduated with degree in biochemistry from Washington University in St Louis in 2010. Washington University in St Louis charged in-state students $40,369 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Missouri with a biochemistry program is University of Missouri-Columbia, which is located in Columbia. In 2010, it was ranked 60th nationwide. 56 students graduated with degree in biochemistry from University of Missouri-Columbia in 2010. Tuition at University of Missouri-Columbia was $8,501 per year.

Cost

Biochemistry schools in Missouri, charge students an average tuition of $19,671 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,369 per year, or as little as $4,530 per year. In 2010, the following Missouri biochemistry schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
  3. William Jewell College - located in Liberty, students are charged $28,450 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Missouri biochemistry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Missouri Southern State University - located in Joplin, students are charged $4,530 per year
  2. Missouri Western State University - located in Saint Joseph, students are charged $4,562 per year
  3. University of Missouri-Columbia - located in Columbia, students are charged $8,501 per year

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

Most people who graduate from biochemistry school in Missouri go on to work as a biochemist. If you decide to work as a biochemist in Missouri, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 500 Missouri biochemists as of 2010. The Missouri counties with the largest populations of biochemists are:

  1. Bond County - 240 biochemists
  2. Franklin County

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of biochemists in Missouri will grow by 45%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 410 biochemists working in Missouri.

Salary

A biochemist in Missouri makes an average of $54,130 per year. A biochemist in the following Missouri counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Bond County - $59,640 per year
  2. Franklin County - $50,060 per year

A biochemist in the following counties in Missouri make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Franklin County - $50,060 per year
  2. Bond County - $59,640 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in biochemistry and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as biology or chemistry.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Biochemistry in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in Biochemistry in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,350 miles from location University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia MO 40.0709 41% 31,237
6,242 miles from location University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis MO 25.4763 41% 16,534
6,237 miles from location Saint Louis University-Main Campus Saint Louis MO 35.9842 23% 16,317
6,242 miles from location Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 47.1167 30% 13,575
6,479 miles from location Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph MO 17.4939 n/a 5,703
6,471 miles from location Missouri Southern State University Joplin MO 24.3231 58% 5,701
6,252 miles from location Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis MO 30.1378 48% 3,534
6,470 miles from location Rockhurst University Kansas City MO 30.406 26% 3,029
6,330 miles from location Westminster College Fulton MO 61.3658 29% 1,087
6,461 miles from location William Jewell College Liberty MO 28.6091 21% 1,083
 

Curious what studying Biochemistry gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Engineers, All Other + 1,270 $85,090 28.3%
2
Biochemists and Biophysicists + 500 $54,130
3
Biological Technicians + 490 $38,230
 

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