Louisiana contains six schools that offer public health programs. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest-ranking public health school in LA, has a total student population of 11,464 and is the 60th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 public health schools in Louisiana, only 2 have 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.
Public Health students from Louisiana schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $55,760. Health educators in this state earn $46,280/yr and there are 380 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from public health, 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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