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Medicine Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 482 students earned their Medicine degrees in LA.

As a degree choice, Medicine is the 35th 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) 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

In this state, there are 5,500 people employed in jobs related to a medicine degree, compared to 503,310 nationwide.

Medicine Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Medicine Jobs in Louisiana

In this state, medicine grads earn an average of $183,920. Nationwide, they make an average of $203,880.

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
2,809 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%. The full-time teacher rate is 71%. 4 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

174 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
12,646 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. An average student at Tulane will pay a net price of $35,132. In their early career, Tulane grads earn an average salary of $42,800.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
890 Total Students

3 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $78,200 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 93%.

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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