Louisiana contains nine schools that offer allied health programs. Blue Cliff College-Houma, the highest-ranking allied health school in LA, has a total student population of 439 and is the 1763rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 allied health schools in Louisiana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Blue Cliff College-Shreveport comes out as the most expensive ($21,848/yr), with Southern University at Shreveport as the lowest recorded at only $7,027/yr.
Allied Health students from Louisiana schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 280 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $74,070. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $75,100/yr and there are 3,650 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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