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 music programs.
La Mirada's largest music school is Biola University. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Biola University with credentials in music.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a music degree from one of La Mirada's music schools. In 2009 tuition at music schools in La Mirada was $27,744 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for music 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 plan on staying in La Mirada after graduating from music school, you should know that job prospects for musicians in La Mirada, which is the most popular music profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 26,500 musicians in California, 3,010 were working in the greater La Mirada area. The number of musicians in La Mirada is expected to increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for musicians.