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Medicine Schools in Louisiana

482 students earned Medicine degrees in Louisiana in the 2018-2019 year.

A Medicine major is the 8th most popular major in this 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) 482
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 482
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 482

Gender Distribution

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

Medicine Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 13.3%
  • Black or African American: 3.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 53.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 24.9%
Medicine Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a medicine grad in the state is $183,920, compared to a typical salary of $203,880 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,820 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 4 to 1. The student loan default rate is 1.60% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time.

174 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
12,923 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $35,132. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
939 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $78,200 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1.

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 3,193
Allied Health Services 2,233
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,053
Allied Health Professions 1,071
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,054
Health Aids & Attendants 815
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 561
Communication Sciences 474

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