Louisiana contains eight schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in LA, has a total student population of 72 and is the 769th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 nurse practitioner schools in Louisiana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing comes out as the most expensive ($16,965/yr), with Baton Rouge Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,616/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Louisiana schools who go on to become nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. 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.
Also, within the nurse practitioner schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, 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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