Louisiana contains six schools that offer athletic training programs. Louisiana College, the highest-ranking athletic training school in LA, has a total student population of 1,461 and is the 455th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 athletic training schools in Louisiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana College comes out as the most expensive ($11,503/yr), with University of Louisiana at Lafayette as the lowest recorded at only $5,042/yr.
Athletic Training students from Louisiana schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, gymnastics instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 1,760 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $41,340. Athletic trainers in this state earn $29,720/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the athletic training schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from athletic training, 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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