Louisiana contains thirteen schools that offer EMS programs. Louisiana Technical College-Delta-Ouachita Campus, the highest-ranking EMS school in LA, has a total student population of 1,003 and is the 3137th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 EMS schools in Louisiana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana Technical College-Lamar Salter Campus comes out as the most expensive ($10,567/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Sullivan Campus as the lowest recorded at only $2,198/yr.
EMS students from Louisiana schools who go on to become emergency medical service workers, EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 217,920 people working as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Also, Medical and public health social workers make on average $48,340 per year and there are about 133,510 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 1,470 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average yearly salary of $44,470. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $33,700/yr and there are 3,020 employed.
Also, within the EMS schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from EMS, 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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