Loma Linda has a general population of 18,681 and an overall student population of 4,114. Approximately 4,114 of Loma Linda's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Loma Linda's largest health science school is Loma Linda University. In 2010, approximately 54 students graduated from the Health Science program at Loma Linda University.
A reported 62 students graduated with credentials in health science in Loma Linda in 2010.
And if you live on campus at one of the Loma Linda-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $3,360 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Loma Linda, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 236,400 health science professionals in California. Of these health science professionals, 21,780 were working in the greater Loma Linda area. Loma Linda's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Loma Linda, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,540 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.