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Allied Health Professions Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 970 students earned their Allied Health degrees in LA.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 46 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Black or African American: 20.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 64.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Louisiana

20,470 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $53,510, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 29 colleges in Louisiana that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,698 Total Students

85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,153. 47% of the teachers are full time.

141 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,140 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,300 a year. 88% of students get financical aid. 46% of the teachers are full time.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,122 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 59% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $10,516. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,989 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 58%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,460 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 67% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,522 Total Students

89% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,304 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,653. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The average student takes 4.73 years to complete their degree at ULM. The student loan default rate of 7.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,674 Total Students

60% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. 89% of students get financical aid.

Allied Health Professions Careers in LA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 20% $59,130
Health Technologists and Technicians 14% $32,060
Surgical Technologists 10% $39,410
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 9% $38,320
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 9% $60,630
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 7% $68,280
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -56% $49,340

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Allied Health Services 2,233
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,053
Health Aids & Attendants 815
Health/Medical Admin Services 672
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 561
Dental Support Services 470
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 174
Health Sciences & Services 131

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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