Louisiana contains thirteen schools that offer medical assistant programs. American School of Business, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in LA, has a total student population of 99 and is the 1037th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 medical assistant schools in Louisiana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Blue Cliff College-Shreveport comes out as the most expensive ($21,848/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus as the lowest recorded at only $6,703/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Louisiana schools who go on to become medical assistants, nurses, dental assistants, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,970 people working as medical assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $29,450. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 19,950 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $37,390. Medical assistants in this state earn $25,490/yr and there are 5,460 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, 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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