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 forensic nursing programs.
Biola University is the largest forensic nursing school in La Mirada, based on student population. Approximately 32 students graduated in 2010 from Biola University with credentials in forensic nursing.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a forensic nursing degree from one of La Mirada's forensic nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,744 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for forensic nursing 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.
If you decide to work as a forensic nurse in La Mirada, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 28,300 forensic nurses in California, 7,430 were working in the greater La Mirada area. La Mirada's forensic nurse workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for forensic nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic nurse in La Mirada is $99,120 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic nurses state-wide.
13800 Biola Ave, La Mirada, California 90639-0001