Louisiana contains 92 schools that offer healthcare programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking healthcare school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 92 healthcare schools in Louisiana, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe Campus comes out as the most expensive ($32,376/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest recorded at only $1,387/yr.
Healthcare students from Louisiana schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 2,150 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $30,720. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $40,060/yr and there are 1,280 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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