Louisiana contains six schools that offer sonography programs. Unitech Training Academy, the highest-ranking sonography school in LA, has a total student population of 90 and is the 2166th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 sonography schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe Campus comes out as the most expensive ($32,376/yr), with Louisiana State University-Eunice as the lowest recorded at only $5,827/yr.
Sonography students from Louisiana schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 270 employed pediatricians, general earning an average yearly salary of $140,860. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $59,440/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the sonography schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sonography, 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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