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Biochemistry Schools in Pennsylvania

There are 49 Pennsylvania schools offering biochemistry programs. 428 students graduated from programs at Pennsylvania biochemistry schools in 2010. 380 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 27 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

405 students graduate from programs in Pennsylvania in biochemistry, on average, per year. This accounts for 6% of biochemistry students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 380 students graduated with a degree in biochemistry at the bachelor's level, 21 with a degree at the master's level, and 27 with a doctorate level degree.

49 biochemistry schools are in Pennsylvania. Out of these, while 40 schools are private, nine schools are public. While tuition at a public biochemistry school varies from $7,571 to $15,250, private biochemistry school tuition varies from $13,088 to $42,342.

Average tuition for programs in biochemistry is $26,865. The lowest tuition in Pennsylvania, which is $7,571 per year, is at the West Chester University of Pennsylvania, while the highest tuition for programs in biochemistry, which is $42,342 each year, is at Bucknell University.

Schools in Pennsylvania offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

405 students graduate from programs in Pennsylvania in biochemistry, on average, per year. This accounts for 6% of biochemistry students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 380 students graduated with a degree in biochemistry at the bachelor's level, 21 with a degree at the master's level, and 27 with a doctorate level degree.

Biochemistry Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 326
  • Bachelor 2007: 340
  • Bachelor 2008: 343
  • Bachelor 2009: 364
  • Bachelor 2010: 380
  • Master 2006: 23
  • Master 2007: 21
  • Master 2008: 18
  • Master 2009: 26
  • Master 2010: 21
  • Doctorate 2006: 41
  • Doctorate 2007: 36
  • Doctorate 2008: 22
  • Doctorate 2009: 22
  • Doctorate 2010: 27

Biochemistry Program Availability in Pennsylvania

Schools in this state offer a total of 57 biochemistry programs. Of these programs, around 80.7% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the doctoral level and the masters level.

Biochemistry Program Availability in Pennsylvania

  • Bachelor: 46
  • Master: 5
  • Doctorate: 6

Career Trends

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54220
  • 25th Percentile: 70480
  • Median: 90700
  • 75th Percentile: 119180
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 84570
  • Median Salary 2007: 86530
  • Median Salary 2008: 92370
  • Median Salary 2009: 93700
  • Median Salary 2010: 90700
  • Total Employed 2006: 1580
  • Total Employed 2007: 1870
  • Total Employed 2008: 2160
  • Total Employed 2009: 2490
  • Total Employed 2010: 1700

Pennsylvania vs National Biochemistry Employment

Pennsylvania vs National Biochemistry Employment

  • Employed in Pennsylvania: 7.456% (1700)

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1. Gettysburg College

300 N Washington St
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1486
(717) 337-6000

Gettysburg College offers one program in biochemistry. It is a 4-year institution.

2. Thomas Jefferson University

1020 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 955-6000

Thomas Jefferson University is in the center of Philadelphia. It offers two programs in biochemistry. Out of those, Jefferson offers students one biochemistry degree at the master's level and one doctorate level degree in biochemistry. This university is one of 9 institutions with a medical school in Pennsylvania. Jefferson is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biochemistry.

3. The University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown

450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 269-7000

The University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown is in the suburbs of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and this school offers one program in biochemistry. Pitt-Johnston is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania.

4. Swarthmore College

500 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA 19081
(610) 328-8000

Swarthmore College is located in the suburbs of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania and this school offers one biochemistry program. This school is a 4-year institution.

5. Allegheny College

520 N Main St
Meadville, PA 16335-3902
(814) 332-3100

Allegheny College is in town of Meadville, Pennsylvania and it offers one program in biochemistry. 2,153 students pursue degrees in 32 programs at Allegheny, overall. This liberal arts college is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in biochemistry.

6. Washington & Jefferson College

60 S Lincoln St
Washington, PA 15301
(724) 503-1001

Washington & Jefferson College Is in the suburbs of Washington, Pennsylvania and it offers one biochemistry program. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. W & J Is the third oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in biochemistry.

7. The University of Scranton

800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510-4629
(570) 941-7400

The University of Scranton is in the center of Scranton. Scranton offers two programs in biochemistry. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in biochemistry by it and one master's level degree in biochemistry. Scranton is a 4-year institution.

8. Westminster College

319 South Market Street
New Wilmington, PA 16172
(724) 946-8761

Westminster College is in town of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania and Westminister offers one biochemistry program. WC is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

9. Cedar Crest College

100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104-6196
(610) 606-4666

Cedar Crest College offers one program in biochemistry and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Allentown, PA. Overall, 1,666 students pursue degrees in 81 programs at Cedar Crest.

10. Pennsylvania State University - College of Medicine

500 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033-2360
(717) 531-8521

Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine offers one program in biochemistry and this school, which is very close to Hershey, Pennsylvania, is in a rural area. 800 students seek degrees in 22 Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine programs, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biochemistry programs.

11. Juniata College

1700 Moore St
Huntingdon, PA 16652-2196
(814) 641-3000

Juniata College offers one biochemistry program and this school is located in town of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. It is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

12. Lafayette College

High St
Easton, PA 18042-1768
(610) 330-5000

Lafayette College offers one biochemistry program and Lafayette is located in the suburbs of Easton, Pennsylvania. This school is a 4-year institution.

13. The University of the Sciences

600 S 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495
(215) 596-8800

The University of the Sciences, which is near the center of the city, is located in Philadelphia, PA. It offers three biochemistry programs. Out of those, it offers students one biochemistry degree at the bachelor's level, one master's level biochemistry degree, and one doctorate level biochemistry degree. 2,868 students pursue degrees in 44 programs at this school, overall. USciences is the third largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biochemistry in terms of programs.

14. Albright College

1621 N. 13th St.
Reading, PA 19612-5234
(610) 921-2381

Albright College offers one program in biochemistry and this school, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Reading, PA. This liberal arts college is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

15. DeSales University

2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034-9568
(610) 282-1100

DeSales University offers one biochemistry program and this school is in the suburbs of Center Valley, Pennsylvania. This small school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biochemistry.

16. Grove City College

100 Campus Dr
Grove City, PA 16127-2104
(724) 458-2000

Grove City College offers one biochemistry program. It is a 4-year institution.

17. Widener University - Main

One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792
(610) 499-4000

Widener University-Main offers one biochemistry program and Widener is in the suburbs of Chester, Pennsylvania. Widener is a 4-year institution.

18. Messiah College

One College Ave
Grantham, PA 17027
(717) 766-2511

Messiah College is in the suburbs of Grantham, Pennsylvania and this school offers one program in biochemistry. 2,932 students seek degrees in 67 MC programs, overall.

19. The West Chester University of Pennsylvania

University Avenue and High Street
West Chester, PA 19383
(610) 436-1000

The West Chester University of Pennsylvania is in the suburbs of West Chester, Pennsylvania and WCU offers one program in biochemistry. This big school is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biochemistry.

20. Muhlenberg College

2400 Chew Street
Allentown, PA 18104
(484) 664-3100

Muhlenberg College offers one biochemistry program and Muhlenberg, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Allentown, PA. Overall, 2,515 students seek degrees in 73 programs at Muhlenberg.

21. Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395
(610) 660-1000

Saint Joseph's University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Philadelphia, PA and SJU offers one program in biochemistry. It is a 4-year institution.

22. La Salle University

1900 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199
(215) 951-1000

La Salle University offers one biochemistry program and La Salle, which is 6.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Philadelphia, PA. It is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

23. Philadelphia University

School House Lane and Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
(215) 951-2700

Philadelphia University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one biochemistry program. 3,619 students pursue degrees in 61 programs at this medium-sized school, overall.

24. Villanova University

800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1699
(610) 519-4500

Villanova University offers one biochemistry program and VU is in the suburbs of Villanova, Pennsylvania. Overall, 10,605 students pursue degrees in 121 Villanova University programs.

25. Chestnut Hill College

9601 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693
(215) 248-7000

Chestnut Hill College offers one biochemistry program and Chestnut Hill, which is 9.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Philadelphia, PA. It is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

26. Misericordia University

301 Lake St
Dallas, PA 18612-1098
(570) 674-6400

Misericordia University is in the suburbs of Dallas, Pennsylvania and MU offers one biochemistry program. MU is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

27. The East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

200 Prospect Street
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301-2999
(570) 422-3211

The East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania offers one program in biochemistry. It is one of 88 public post-secondary institutions in Pennsylvania.

28. Franklin and Marshall College

College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003
(717) 291-3911

Franklin and Marshall College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lancaster, PA and it offers one program in biochemistry. This small school is a 4-year institution.

29. The Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

1200 Main St
Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650
(610) 861-1360

The Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Bethlehem, PA and it offers one program in biochemistry. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution.

30. Seton Hill University

1 Seton Hill Dr
Greensburg, PA 15601
(724) 834-2200

Seton Hill University is in the suburbs of Greensburg, Pennsylvania and Seton Hill offers one biochemistry program. SHU is a 4-year institution.

31. Mercyhurst College

501 E 38th St
Erie, PA 16546
(814) 824-2000

Mercyhurst College, which is near the center of the city, is in Erie, PA and this school offers one biochemistry program. 4,388 students pursue degrees in 103 programs at this school, overall.

32. Wilkes University

84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
(570) 408-5000

Wilkes University offers one biochemistry program and it is in the center of Wilkes-Barre. It is a 4-year institution.

33. Lehigh University

27 Memorial Drive West
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-3000

Lehigh University, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bethlehem, PA and Lehigh offers one program in biochemistry. Lehigh is one of 10 research universities in Pennsylvania.

34. Susquehanna University

514 University Ave
Selinsgrove, PA 17870-1025
(570) 374-0101

Susquehanna University is in Selinsgrove, PA and it offers one biochemistry program. Susquehanna is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

35. Pennsylvania State University - Main

201 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802-1589
(814) 865-4700

Pennsylvania State University-Main, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in University Park, PA. It offers three biochemistry programs. Specifically, students are offered one biochemistry degree at the bachelor's level by Penn State, one biochemistry degree at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in biochemistry. Overall, 45,233 students seek degrees in 355 Penn State programs.

36. Elizabethtown College

One Alpha Dr
Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298
(717) 361-1000

Elizabethtown College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1899. This school is in Elizabethtown, PA. This school offers subjects such as elementary education and occupational therapy. E-Town offers students three certificates, four degrees at the associates level, 53 bachelors level degrees, and one degree at the masters level. In 2010, 2,417 students pursued degrees from the 54 programs at this school. This school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

37. The Indiana University of Pennsylvania

1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall
Indiana, PA 15705-1098
(724) 357-2100

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania offers one biochemistry program. Overall, 15,126 students pursue degrees in 116 IUP programs. IUP ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Pennsylvania.

38. Alvernia University

400 Saint Bernardine St
Reading, PA 19607-1799
(610) 796-8200

Alvernia University, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Reading, PA and this school offers one program in biochemistry.

39. Chatham University

Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 365-1100

Chatham University, which is 3.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Pittsburgh, PA and Catham offers one biochemistry program. This school is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

40. The Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

15200 Kutztown Rd
Kutztown, PA 19530-0730
(610) 683-4000

The Kutztown University of Pennsylvania offers one biochemistry program. Overall, 10,707 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at KU. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biochemistry.

41. Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7000

Temple University offers three programs in biochemistry. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level biochemistry degree by this university, one master's level biochemistry degree, and one degree at the doctorate level in biochemistry. This university, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Philadelphia, PA. It is one of 9 institutions with a medical school in Pennsylvania.

42. Duquesne University

Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
(412) 396-6000

Duquesne University is in the center of Pittsburgh and it offers one biochemistry program. Overall, 10,161 students pursue degrees in 206 programs at this mid-sized university. This university is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biochemistry.

43. Geneva College

3200 College Ave
Beaver Falls, PA 15010-3599
(724) 846-5100

Geneva College is located in the suburbs of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and it offers one biochemistry program. It is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

44. Bucknell University

Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837
(570) 577-2000

Bucknell University is in Lewisburg, PA and this school offers one biochemistry program. Overall, 3,615 students pursue degrees in 71 Bucknell University programs.

45. Holy Family University

9801 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114-2009
(215) 637-7700

Holy Family University is near Philadelphia, PA and it offers one biochemistry program. Overall, 3,270 students pursue degrees in 67 Holy Family University programs.

46. The University of Pennsylvania

1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303
(215) 898-5000

The University of Pennsylvania offers one biochemistry program and this university, which is 1.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Philadelphia, PA. UPenn is one of 9 institutions with a medical school in Pennsylvania. It is the oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biochemistry programs.

47. The University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 624-4141

The University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in biochemistry. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this large university ranks third in the state of Pennsylvania.

48. Eastern University

1300 Eagle Rd
St. Davids, PA 19087-3696
(610) 341-5800

Eastern University is located in the suburbs of St. Davids, Pennsylvania and it offers one program in biochemistry. This school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, EU is the tenth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering biochemistry.

49. Saint Francis University

117 Evergreen Dr
Loretto, PA 15940
(814) 472-3000

Saint Francis University, which is very close to Loretto, Pennsylvania, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in biochemistry. Overall, 2,449 students seek degrees in 67 Saint Francis University programs.

50. Saint Vincent College

300 Fraser Purchase Rd
Latrobe, PA 15650-2690
(724) 539-9761

Saint Vincent College is located in the suburbs of Latrobe, Pennsylvania and it offers one biochemistry program. Overall, 1,937 students pursue degrees in 54 programs at SVC.