Louisiana contains six schools that offer nursing education programs. Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing, the highest-ranking nursing education school in LA, has a total student population of 72 and is the 769th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 nursing education 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.
Nursing Education students from Louisiana schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. 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. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $59,120/yr and there are 790 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nursing education, 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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