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Biochemistry & Biophysics Schools in Tennessee

226 Biochemistry students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Biochemistry & Biophysics is the 74th most popular major out of a total 271 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Biochemistry & Biophysics Majors in Tennessee

Biochemistry majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 169
Master’s Degree 35
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 22

Gender Distribution

In Tennessee, a biochemistry major is more popular with women than with men.

Biochemistry & Biophysics Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of biochemistry majors in Tennessee is as follows:

  • Asian: 11.5%
  • Black or African American: 11.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 61.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Biochemistry & Biophysics Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Biochemistry & Biophysics Grads in Tennessee

4,120 people in the state and 323,520 in the nation are employed in jobs related to biochemistry.

Biochemistry & Biophysics Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Biochemistry & Biophysics Jobs in Tennessee

Biochemistry grads earn an average of $81,390 in the state and $96,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Tennessee that offer biochemistry degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
13,131 Total Students

72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,253. The average student takes 4.07 years to complete their degree at Vanderbilt.

#2

Lipscomb University

Nashville
53 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
4,595 Total Students

The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at Lipscomb. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
21,721 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,712. 77% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Middle Tennessee State University grads earn an average salary of $31,200.

#4

Carson - Newman University

Jefferson City
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,725 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 52%. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.18 years.

#5

Union University

Jackson
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
3,172 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,500 a year.

#5

Maryville College

Maryville
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
1,143 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,000 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at Maryville College will pay a net price of $17,524. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
29,460 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,142. The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 87% are considered full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,768 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.03 years. This private school has an average net price of $29,119. Graduates earn an average $35,200 after graduation.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,834 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. In their early career, Southern Adventist grads earn an average salary of $33,100. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,968 Total Students

The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at Christian Brothers. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. 100% of students get financical aid.

Biochemistry & Biophysics Careers in TN

Some of the careers biochemistry majors go into include:

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Medical Scientists 22% $66,690
Biological Science Professors 17% $70,090
Biochemists and Biophysicists 15% $75,310
Microbiologists 12% $58,690
Natural Sciences Managers 12% $107,600
Biological Scientists 9% $65,690

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to biochemistry.

Major Annual Graduates in TN
General Biology 1,493
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 177
Other Biological Sciences 177
Ecology & Systematics Biology 57
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 38
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 37
Pharmacology & Toxicology 31
Microbiology Science & Immunology 26

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