Louisiana contains twelve schools that offer clinical research programs. Louisiana College, the highest-ranking clinical research school in LA, has a total student population of 1,461 and is the 455th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 clinical research schools in Louisiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Medvance Institute of Baton Rouge comes out as the most expensive ($23,184/yr), with McNeese State University as the lowest recorded at only $6,831/yr.
Clinical Research students from Louisiana schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 2,470 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $28,550. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $32,590/yr and there are 2,730 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from clinical research, 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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