Louisiana contains 51 schools that offer LVN programs. Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing, the highest-ranking LVN school in LA, has a total student population of 72 and is the 769th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 51 LVN schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delta College of Arts & Technology comes out as the most expensive ($28,020/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest recorded at only $1,387/yr.
LVN students from Louisiana schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 24,150 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $19,780. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $37,390/yr and there are 19,950 employed.
Also, within the LVN schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from LVN, 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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