La Mirada has a total population of 46,783 and a student population of 5,942. Of these students, 5,942 are enrolled in schools that offer biochemistry programs.
La Mirada's largest biochemistry school is Biola University. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Biochemistry program at Biola University.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a biochemistry degree from one of La Mirada's biochemistry schools. If you decide to attend a biochemistry school in La Mirada, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,744.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a biochemistry program in La Mirada. 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.
After graduating with your credentials in biochemistry, if you decide to work as a biochemist in La Mirada, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 biochemists in California were working in the greater La Mirada area. La Mirada's biochemist workforce is projected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for biochemists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a biochemist in La Mirada is $101,000 per year, which is higher than the average for biochemists state-wide.