University of California-San Diego is the largest health science school in La Jolla, based on student population. In 2010, University of California-San Diego graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in health science.
A total of 28 students graduated with credentials in health science from health science schools in La Jolla in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,940 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all La Jolla health science schools was an average of $47,609 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,560 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,057 per year, on average, for room and board at La Jolla-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,346.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in La Jolla, your job prospects are good. The number of health science professionals in La Jolla is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.