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Medicine Schools in Louisiana

492 students earned Medicine degrees in Louisiana in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Medicine Majors in Louisiana

Medicine majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 492
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 492
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 492

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of medicine majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 17.1%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.0%
  • White: 68.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 4.7%

Jobs for Medicine Grads in Louisiana

There are 5,500 people in the state and 503,310 people in the nation working in medicine jobs.


Wages for Medicine Jobs in Louisiana

Medicine grads earn an average of $183,920 in the state and $203,880 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in Louisiana that offer medicine degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,827 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. 73% of the teachers are full time.

185 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
13,927 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $39,749. The 3.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 67% of the teachers are full time.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
982 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $58,465 after graduation.

Medicine Careers in LA

Some of the careers medicine majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Physicians and Surgeons 6% $164,470
Family and General Practitioners 5% $200,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Nursing 3,502
Health/Medical Admin Services 674
Allied Health Professions 593
Communication Sciences 476
Public Health 362
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 306
Allied Health Services 275
Rehabilitation Professions 266

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