Louisiana contains seven schools that offer medicine programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking medicine school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 medicine schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr), with Louisiana State University-Shreveport as the lowest recorded at only $4,364/yr.
Medicine students from Louisiana schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 510 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $205,190. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $189,040/yr and there are 3,630 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine, 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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