Louisiana contains eleven schools that offer emergency management programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking emergency management school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 emergency management schools in Louisiana, only 3 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 Louisiana State University-Shreveport as the lowest recorded at only $4,364/yr.
Emergency Management students from Louisiana schools who go on to become emergency management coordinators, EMTs, paramedics, emergency managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,060 people working as emergency management specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,900. Also, Management analysts make on average $84,650 per year and there are about 552,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 2,590 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $68,860. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $45,860/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from emergency management, 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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