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Biochemistry in Illinois

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Schools Offering Biochemistry Programs in Illinois

Each year, roughly 0.1% of Illinois students graduate with degrees in biochemistry. That means an estimated 205 biochemists graduate from Illinois' 22 biochemistry schools each year.

Top Schools

Northwestern University, which is located in Evanston, is the top-ranked school in Illinois that has a biochemistry program. It received a ranking of 7th in the country in 2010. no students graduated with a degree in biochemistry from Northwestern University in 2010. The tuition rate at Northwestern University was $40,223 per year.

Loyola University Chicago, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Illinois that has a biochemistry program. It is located in Chicago. 5 students graduated with degree in biochemistry from Loyola University Chicago in 2010. Students at Loyola University Chicago paid $32,114 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Illinois with a biochemistry program is Knox College, which is located in Galesburg. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, 9 students graduated from Knox College biochemistry program. Students at Knox College paid $33,024 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Illinois' biochemistry schools ranges from $42,041 per year to $10,468 per year. But, the average tuition is $22,849 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Illinois biochemistry schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Chicago - located in Chicago, students are charged $42,041 per year
  2. Northwestern University - located in Evanston, students are charged $40,223 per year
  3. Knox College - located in Galesburg, students are charged $33,024 per year

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

  1. Southern Illinois University Carbondale - located in Carbondale, students are charged $10,468 per year
  2. Illinois State University - located in Normal, students are charged $11,417 per year
  3. University of Illinois at Chicago - located in Chicago, students are charged $12,053 per year

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

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Curious what studying Biochemistry gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Biochemists and Biophysicists n/a $80,120
Engineers, All Other 9,590 $82,680 -2.6%
Biological Technicians 1,890 $44,340 -12.9%

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