La Mirada has a general population of 46,783 and an overall student population of 5,942. Approximately 5,942 of La Mirada's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Biola University is the largest art school in La Mirada, based on student population. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Biola University with credentials in art.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with an art degree from one of La Mirada's art schools. If you decide to attend a art school in La Mirada, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,744.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for art related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,520 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $33,522.
Many art graduates choose to work as artists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in La Mirada, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 24,900 artists in California. Of these artists, 4,460 were working in the greater La Mirada area. La Mirada's artist workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in La Mirada is $69,170 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.