Louisiana contains fifteen schools that offer court reporting programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking court reporting school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 court reporting schools in Louisiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr), with Nunez Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,863/yr.
Court Reporting students from Louisiana schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 810 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $33,960. Court reporters in this state earn $37,390/yr and there are 580 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from court reporting, 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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