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Biochemistry in Colorado

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Schools Offering Biochemistry Programs in Colorado

Around 0.1% of Colorado's graduates graduate from biochemistry degree programs every year. Thus, Colorado's 7 biochemistry schools put out approximately 162 biochemists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Colorado with a biochemistry program is United States Air Force Academy, which is located in U S A F Academy. In 2010, it was ranked 21st nationwide. 9 students graduated with a degree in biochemistry from United States Air Force Academy in 2010.

Colorado College, which was ranked 22nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Colorado that has a biochemistry program. It is located in Colorado Springs. In 2010, Colorado College graduated 8 students from its biochemistry program. Colorado College charged in-state students $38,898 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Colorado that has a biochemistry program is University of Denver. University of Denver, which was ranked 28th in the country in 2010, is located in Denver. 12 students graduated with degree in biochemistry from University of Denver in 2010. Tuition at University of Denver was $36,501 per year.


Biochemistry schools in Colorado, charge students an average tuition of $18,387 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $38,898 per year, or as little as $6,985 per year. In 2010, the biochemistry schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Colorado were:

  1. Colorado College - located in Colorado Springs, students are charged $38,898 per year
  2. University of Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $36,501 per year
  3. Regis University - located in Denver, students are charged $30,598 per year

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

  1. Colorado State University - located in Fort Collins, students are charged $6,985 per year
  2. University of Colorado Denver - located in Denver, students are charged $7,214 per year
  3. University of Colorado Boulder - located in Boulder, students are charged $8,511 per year

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

Most people who graduate from biochemistry school in Colorado go on to work as a biochemist. Colorado had 440 biochemists in 2010. In Colorado, the largest numbers of biochemists work in the following counties:

  1. Boulder County - 170 biochemists
  2. Adams County

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 420 biochemists will be working in Colorado state. This would require the number of biochemists to grow by 7%.


A biochemist in Colorado earns $87,730 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Colorado biochemists earned as little as less than $44,890 per year or as much as more than $163,060 per year. On average a biochemist earns the most in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Boulder County - $91,920 per year
  2. Adams County - $89,510 per year

On average, biochemists earns the least in the following Colorado counties:

  1. Adams County - $89,510 per year
  2. Boulder County - $91,920 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Colorado 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 Colorado
  • Master's Degree in Biochemistry in Colorado
  • Doctoral Degree in Biochemistry in Colorado

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Biological Technicians n/a $40,600
Engineers, All Other 2,520 $96,250 93.8%
Biochemists and Biophysicists 440 $87,730

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