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 nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in La Mirada, by student population, is Biola University. In 2010, Biola University graduated approximately 32 students from its nursing program.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in nursing in La Mirada in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing 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 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 nurse in La Mirada, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 64,630 working in the greater La Mirada area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in La Mirada. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in La Mirada is $81,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.