Nurse Practitioner in Louisiana

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Louisiana


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Louisiana receive nurse practitioning degrees every year. Thus, Louisiana's 5 nurse practitioner schools put out approximately 187 nurse practitioners each year.

Top Schools

Loyola University New Orleans, which was ranked 72nd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Louisiana that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in New Orleans. In 2010, Loyola University New Orleans graduated 25 students from its nurse practitioner program. Loyola University New Orleans charged in-state students $31,754 in tuition fees per year.

Southern University and A & M College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Louisiana that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Baton Rouge. In 2010, 25 students graduated from Southern University and A & M College nurse practitioner program. The tuition rate at Southern University and A & M College was $4,584 per year.

Grambling State University, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Louisiana that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Grambling. In 2010, Grambling State University graduated 15 students from its nurse practitioner programs. The tuition rate at Grambling State University was $4,428 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Louisiana nurse practitioner school, average tuition will be $9,886 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $4,428 per year to $31,754 per year. In 2010, the following Louisiana nurse practitioner schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Loyola University New Orleans - located in New Orleans, students are charged $31,754 per year
  2. Our Lady of the Lake College - located in Baton Rouge, students are charged $8,664 per year
  3. Southern University and A & M College - located in Baton Rouge, students are charged $4,584 per year

The nurse practitioner schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Louisiana were:

  1. Grambling State University - located in Grambling, students are charged $4,428 per year
  2. Southern University and A & M College - located in Baton Rouge, students are charged $4,584 per year
  3. Our Lady of the Lake College - located in Baton Rouge, students are charged $8,664 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from a Louisiana school... what next?

Most people who graduate from nurse practitioner school in Louisiana go on to work as a nurse practitioner. If you decide to work as a nurse practitioner in Louisiana, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 170 Louisiana nurse practitioners as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Louisiana nurse practitioners:

  1. Ascension County - 80 nurse practitioners
  2. Bossier County - 60 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 300 nurse practitioners will be working in Louisiana state. This would require the number of nurse practitioners to grow by 17%.

Salary

A nurse practitioner in Louisiana earns $0 per year on average.

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Louisiana statistics regarding a career in nurse practitioning and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Louisiana

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,296 miles from location Southern University and A & M College Baton Rouge LA 24.8704 62% 7,619
6,383 miles from location Grambling State University Grambling LA 23.487 64% 4,992
6,232 miles from location Loyola University New Orleans New Orleans LA 28.0726 33% 4,714
6,230 miles from location Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans New Orleans LA 0.316028 n/a 2,644
6,291 miles from location Our Lady of the Lake College Baton Rouge LA 14.706 43% 1,870
 

Curious what studying Nurse Practitioner gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 170 n/a -75.4%
 

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