Louisiana contains 93 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 93 medicine and health 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.
Medicine and Health students from Louisiana schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 39,560 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $60,290. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $75,100/yr and there are 3,650 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, 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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