Alcorn State, MS has seven laboratory science schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Louisiana College, the highest ranked school in this group with a laboratory science program, has a total student population of 1,461. It is the 455th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Louisiana (#1 is Tulane University of Louisiana). To learn more about laboratory science programs in Alcorn State, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of laboratory science professors at Louisiana College such as Brenda Peirson.
Laboratory Science students from Alcorn State schools who go on to become laboratory scientists, laboratory technicians, lab techs, clinical laboratory technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,630 people working as biological scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $69,430. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 7 laboratory science schools with a 100-mile radius of Alcorn State, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana College comes out as the most expensive ($11,503/yr) for laboratory science students, with Hinds Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,143/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Alcorn State|
|Baton Rouge||LA||221,091||22||23.4771||270||98.8 miles|