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Registered Nursing Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 2,888 students earned their Registered Nursing degrees in LA.

In terms of popularity, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Louisiana

Registered Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,812
Associate’s Degree 793
Master’s Degree 249
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 34
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 34

Gender Distribution

In Louisiana, a registered nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Registered Nursing Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of registered nursing majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 18.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.1%
  • White: 67.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Registered Nursing Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Louisiana

43,910 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to registered nursing.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a registered nursing grad in the state is $63,970, compared to a typical salary of $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 27 colleges in Louisiana that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

591 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
16,933 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,228. In their early career, UL Lafayette grads earn an average salary of $32,800.

411 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
10,900 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 61%. The student loan default rate of 9.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

247 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,820 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $58,600 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 4 to 1.

213 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,140 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 46%. A typical student attending Delgado Community College will pay a net price of $9,272. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

199 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
14,220 Total Students

The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at Southeastern. A typical student attending Southeastern will pay a net price of $11,910. 82% of the teachers are full time.

151 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
6,491 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
1,294 Total Students

In their early career, FranU grads earn an average salary of $45,100. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
3,381 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.97 years. This public school has an average net price of $7,835. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
8,673 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.73 years to graduate. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,361. The student loan default rate is 7.10% which is lower than average.

#10

McNeese State University

Lake Charles
111 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,295 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. 100% of the teachers are full time.

Registered Nursing Careers in LA

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 24% $62,880
Registered Nurses 14% $62,400

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to registered nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Family Practice Nursing 98
Nursing Practice 94
Nursing Research & Other 57
Mental Health Nursing 30
Nurse Anesthetist 24
Nursing Science 2

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