Louisiana contains three schools that offer psychiatry programs. Xavier University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking psychiatry school in LA, has a total student population of 3,338 and is the 543rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 psychiatry schools in Louisiana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Xavier University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($16,084/yr), with Southern University and A & M College as the lowest recorded at only $7,298/yr.
Psychiatry students from Louisiana schools who go on to become psychiatric aides, psychiatrists, educational psychologists, psychiatristss, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 22,210 people working as psychiatrists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $163,660. Also, Psychiatric aides make on average $27,430 per year and there are about 62,610 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 2,120 employed psychiatric aides earning an average yearly salary of $21,410. Psychiatrists in this state earn $157,490/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the psychiatry schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from psychiatry, 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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