Louisiana contains two schools that offer gunsmithing programs. Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus, the highest-ranking gunsmithing school in LA, has a total student population of 742 and is the 5546th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 gunsmithing schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delgado Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,925/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,370/yr.
Gunsmithing students from Louisiana schools who go on to become gunsmithers, gunsmiths, research and development machinists, machinists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,268,930 people working as maintenance and repair workers, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,520. Also, Machinists make on average $38,940 per year and there are about 380,720 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 6,330 employed machinists earning an average yearly salary of $40,670. Maintenance and repair workers, general in this state earn $33,410/yr and there are 28,250 employed.
Also, within the gunsmithing schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from gunsmithing, 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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