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Biochemistry Schools in California

There are 38 schools in the state of California offering biochemistry programs. In 2010, 1,497 students graduated from programs at California biochemistry schools. 1,376 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 79 students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

1,419 students graduate from biochemistry programs in California, on average, each year. This accounts for 21% of biochemistry students who US schools graduate. Specifically, nine students graduated with certificates in biochemistry, 1,376 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 33 with a master's level degree, and 79 with a degree at the doctorate level.

38 biochemistry schools are located in this state. Out of these, while 20 schools are public, 18 schools are private. Private biochemistry school tuition varies from $25,221 to $40,939, while tuition at a public biochemistry school varies from $4,810 to $11,958.

Average tuition for programs in biochemistry is $19,109. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,810 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach, the highest tuition for biochemistry programs, which is $40,939 each year, is at Occidental College.

Biochemistry schools in this state offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Biochemistry Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

1,419 students graduate from biochemistry programs in California, on average, each year. This accounts for 21% of biochemistry students who US schools graduate. Specifically, nine students graduated with certificates in biochemistry, 1,376 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 33 with a master's level degree, and 79 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Biochemistry Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 22
  • Certificate 2007: 20
  • Certificate 2008: 15
  • Certificate 2009: 18
  • Certificate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 1082
  • Bachelor 2007: 1164
  • Bachelor 2008: 1229
  • Bachelor 2009: 1345
  • Bachelor 2010: 1376
  • Master 2006: 47
  • Master 2007: 36
  • Master 2008: 23
  • Master 2009: 40
  • Master 2010: 33
  • Doctorate 2006: 38
  • Doctorate 2007: 68
  • Doctorate 2008: 75
  • Doctorate 2009: 76
  • Doctorate 2010: 79

Biochemistry Program Availability in California

California schools offer a total of 53 biochemistry programs. Of these programs, about 66% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the doctoral level and the masters level.

Biochemistry Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 35
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 9

Career Trends

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44410
  • 25th Percentile: 58060
  • Median: 81070
  • 75th Percentile: 109050
  • 90th Percentile: 151400

Career Trends

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78950
  • Median Salary 2007: 87060
  • Median Salary 2008: 89850
  • Median Salary 2009: 84440
  • Median Salary 2010: 81070
  • Total Employed 2006: 4310
  • Total Employed 2007: 3520
  • Total Employed 2008: 5000
  • Total Employed 2009: 4610
  • Total Employed 2010: 5710

California vs National Biochemistry Employment

California vs National Biochemistry Employment

  • Employed in California: 25.044% (5710)

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1. Mount St Mary's College

12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1599
(310) 954-4000

Mount St Mary's College offers one program in biochemistry and the Mount is located near Los Angeles, CA. It is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

2. Saint Marys College of California

1928 Saint Marys Road
Moraga, CA 94556
(925) 631-4000

Saint Marys College of California is in the suburbs of Moraga, California and this school offers one program in biochemistry. This medium-sized school is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in biochemistry.

3. Claremont McKenna College

500 E 9th St
Claremont, CA 91711-6400
(909) 621-8000

Claremont McKenna College is in the suburbs of Claremont, California and this school offers one program in biochemistry. 1,278 students seek degrees in 50 CMC programs, overall.

4. The University of California - San Francisco

500 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143-0244
(415) 476-9000

The University of California-San Francisco is near the center of the city. This university offers three programs in biochemistry. Out of those, this specialized university offers one biochemistry degree at the master's level to students and two biochemistry degrees at the doctorate level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks tenth in the state of California.

5. The University of the Pacific

3601 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95211-0197
(209) 946-2011

The University of the Pacific, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Stockton, CA and this school offers one program in biochemistry. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

6. Occidental College

1600 Campus Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90041-3392
(323) 259-2500

Occidental College, which is 5.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Los Angeles, CA and this school offers one program in biochemistry. This school is a 4-year institution.

7. Whittier College

13406 E Philadelphia Street
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 907-4205

Whittier College is located in the suburbs of Whittier, California and it offers one biochemistry program. Overall, 2,288 students seek degrees in 29 programs at this school.

8. Biola University

13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639-0001
(562) 903-6000

Biola University is in the suburbs of La Mirada, California and this school offers one program in biochemistry. Overall, 6,113 students pursue degrees in 62 programs at this school.

9. La Sierra University

4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, CA 92515-8247
(951) 785-2000

La Sierra University, which is 6.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Riverside, CA and it offers one biochemistry program.

10. Sonoma State University

1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
(707) 664-2880

Sonoma State University offers one biochemistry program and Sonoma is in the suburbs of Rohnert Park, California. SSU is a public 4-year institution.

11. California State University - San Marcos

333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
(760) 750-4000

California State University-San Marcos, which is very close to San Marcos, California, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in biochemistry. This school is a public 4-year institution.

12. Scripps College

1030 North Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711-3905
(909) 621-8149

Scripps College is located in the suburbs of Claremont, California and this school offers one biochemistry program. 965 students seek degrees in 62 programs at this liberal arts college, overall.

13. Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(909) 558-1000

Loma Linda University offers two programs in biochemistry. Of those, it offers students one master's level biochemistry degree and one doctorate level degree in biochemistry. It is in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California. Overall, 4,266 students seek degrees in 145 programs at this school. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of California.

14. Loyola Marymount University

One Lmu Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
(310) 338-2700

Loyola Marymount University offers one biochemistry program and it is located near Los Angeles, CA. LMU is a 4-year institution.

15. The University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(619) 260-4600

The University of San Diego is 4.3 miles from the heart of downtown and USD offers one program in biochemistry.

16. Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263
(310) 506-4000

Pepperdine University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1937. Pepperdine is located in the suburbs of Malibu, California. Pepperdine offers subjects including business administration, advertising, and forensic accounting. Pepperdine offers students 57 degrees at the bachelors level, 17 degrees at the masters level, and five degrees at the doctoral level. In 2010, 7,604 students pursued degrees from the 70 programs at this school. Pepperdine is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.

17. The University of California - Berkeley

University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-6000

The University of California-Berkeley is 1.0 miles from the center of the city and UC Berkeley offers one program in biochemistry. This university is one of 28 research universities in California. It is the third oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in biochemistry.

18. Notre Dame de Namur University

1500 Ralston Ave
Belmont, CA 94002-1908
(650) 508-3500

Notre Dame de Namur University is in the suburbs of Belmont, California and NDNU offers one biochemistry program. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering biochemistry programs.

19. The University of California - Irvine

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
(949) 824-5011

The University of California-Irvine is 3.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one biochemistry program. UC Irvine is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

20. California State University - Chico

First and Normal Sts
Chico, CA 95929-0150
(530) 898-6116

California State University-Chico is near the center of the city and it offers one biochemistry program. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

21. California State University - Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
(657) 278-2011

California State University-Fullerton offers one program in biochemistry and CSUF is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California. In terms of programs, Cal State Fullterton is the eighth largest institution in the state of California offering biochemistry.

22. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University, which is 5.5 miles from the center of the city, is in San Diego, CA and it offers one program in biochemistry. 3,561 students pursue degrees in 70 PLNU programs, overall.

23. Pacific Union College

One Angwin Ave
Angwin, CA 94508-9707
(707) 965-6313

Pacific Union College offers one program in biochemistry and this school is located in Angwin, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 1,495 students pursue degrees in 41 Pacific Union College programs, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of California offering biochemistry programs.

24. The University of California - Davis

One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8678
(530) 752-1011

The University of California-Davis is in the suburbs of Davis, California. UCD offers four biochemistry programs. Out of those, this university offers students two bachelor's level degrees in biochemistry, one master's level degree in biochemistry, and one doctorate level degree in biochemistry. Overall, 31,392 students pursue degrees in 247 programs at UCD. In terms of programs, this university is the second largest institution in the state of California offering biochemistry.

25. The University of California - Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
(805) 893-8000

The University of California-Santa Barbara is located in the suburbs of Santa Barbara, California and it offers one program in biochemistry. This university is one of 28 research universities in California. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks tenth in the state of California.

26. California State University - East Bay

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542
(510) 885-3000

California State University-East Bay offers one program in biochemistry and CSU East Bay, which is near the center of the city, is in Hayward, CA. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

27. California State University - Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria St
Carson, CA 90747-0005
(310) 243-3300

California State University-Dominguez Hills, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Carson, CA and CSUDH offers one program in biochemistry. CSUDH is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

28. The University of California - Santa Cruz

1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011
(831) 459-0111

The University of California-Santa Cruz is near the heart of downtown and UC Santa Cruz offers one program in biochemistry. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

29. San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

San Francisco State University is near the heart of downtown and San Francisco State offers one biochemistry program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. SFSU is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering biochemistry programs.

30. Santa Clara University

500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
(408) 554-4000

Santa Clara University offers one biochemistry program and SCU is near the center of the city. This university is a 4-year research institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in biochemistry.

31. California State University - Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-0115
(562) 985-4111

California State University-Long Beach is 2.6 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in biochemistry. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biochemistry by it and one degree at the master's level in biochemistry. Overall, 33,416 students pursue degrees in 136 CSULB programs.

32. The University of California - San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
(858) 534-2230

The University of California-San Diego, which is near the heart of downtown, is in La Jolla, CA and UCSD offers one biochemistry program. 29,176 students seek degrees in 205 programs at UCSD, overall.

33. The University of California - Los Angeles

405 Hilgard Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405
(310) 825-4321

The University of California-Los Angeles offers six programs in biochemistry. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in biochemistry by this university, one bachelor's level biochemistry degree, two master's level degrees in biochemistry, and two biochemistry degrees at the doctorate level. 38,157 students pursue degrees in 309 University of California-Los Angeles programs, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of California offering biochemistry.

34. Stanford University

Stanford University 295 Galvez St
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-2300

Stanford University is in the suburbs of Stanford, California. This university offers two biochemistry programs. Of those, this university offers students one master's level degree in biochemistry and one biochemistry degree at the doctorate level. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. This big university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of California offering biochemistry programs.

35. California Lutheran University

60 W Olsen Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-2787
(805) 492-2411

California Lutheran University, which is 4.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Thousand Oaks, CA and CalLutheran offers one biochemistry program.

36. The University of California - Riverside

900 University Ave
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-1012

The University of California-Riverside is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in biochemistry. UC Riverside is one of 28 research universities in California.

37. California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-1111

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is in the suburbs of San Luis Obispo, California and Cal Poly offers one biochemistry program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

38. California State University - Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91330
(818) 677-1200

California State University-Northridge is located in the center of Northridge. CSUN offers two biochemistry programs. Out of those, CSUN offers students one biochemistry degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level biochemistry degree. This large school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

39. California State University - Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-3000

California State University-Los Angeles is 4.2 miles from the heart of downtown and Cal State L.A. offers one program in biochemistry. 20,142 students seek degrees in 104 programs at this university, overall.

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