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 journalism programs.
Biola University is the largest journalism school in La Mirada, based on student population. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from Biola University with credentials in journalism.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with a journalism degree in La Mirada. If you decide to attend a journalism school in La Mirada, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,744.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for journalism related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,520 per year, on average, for room and board at La Mirada-based journalism schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,522.
After graduating with your credentials in journalism, if you decide to work as a journalist in La Mirada, your job prospects are not very good. There were 6,100 journalists working in California and 1,310 working in the greater La Mirada area in 2010. La Mirada's journalist workforce is projected to decrease by -13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for journalists.
As a journalist in La Mirada, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,330 per year. This is higher than the average salary for journalists in the state.