Louisiana contains seven schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in LA, has a total student population of 72 and is the 769th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 pediatric nursing 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.
Pediatric Nursing students from Louisiana schools who go on to become pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,460 people working as pediatricians, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $161,410. 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. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $140,860/yr and there are 270 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, 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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