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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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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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