Louisiana contains twelve schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Blue Cliff College-Houma, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in LA, has a total student population of 439 and is the 1763rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 surgical technologist schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Medvance Institute of Baton Rouge comes out as the most expensive ($23,184/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Lafourche Campus as the lowest recorded at only $6,524/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Louisiana schools who go on to become surgical technologists, surgeons, surgical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 91,250 people working as surgical technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,710. Also, Surgeons make on average $219,770 per year and there are about 44,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 380 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $"#". Surgical technologists in this state earn $37,660/yr and there are 1,370 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, 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.
Louisiana Interesting Facts