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Nurse Practitioner Schools in Louisiana

There are five Louisiana schools offering nurse practitioner programs. In 2010, 74 students graduated from programs at Louisiana nurse practitioner schools. 74 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 54 students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in this state per year. This accounts for 1% of nurse practitioner students who US schools graduate. 74 students graduated with a master's level degree in advanced nursing.

Five nurse practitioner schools are located in this state. Of these, while three schools are public, two schools are private. Private nurse practitioner school tuition varies from $8,664 to $31,754, while tuition at a public nurse practitioner school varies from $4,428 to $4,584.

Average tuition for programs in advanced nursing is $12,164. While the highest tuition for nurse practitioner programs, which is $31,754 each year, is at Loyola University-New Orleans, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,428 every year, is at Grambling State University.

Louisiana nurse practitioner schools offer certificates and masters degrees.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 54 students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in this state per year. This accounts for 1% of nurse practitioner students who US schools graduate. 74 students graduated with a master's level degree in advanced nursing.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Master 2006: 36
  • Master 2007: 28
  • Master 2008: 34
  • Master 2009: 43
  • Master 2010: 74

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in Louisiana offer a total of nine programs in advanced nursing. Of these programs, close to 77.8% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 2
  • Master: 7

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22320
  • 25th Percentile: 29510
  • Median: 35470
  • 75th Percentile: 50160
  • 90th Percentile: 73220

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 25090
  • Median Salary 2007: 22930
  • Median Salary 2008: 26135
  • Median Salary 2009: 29340
  • Median Salary 2010: 35470
  • Total Employed 2006: 1000
  • Total Employed 2007: 1260
  • Total Employed 2008: 1250
  • Total Employed 2009: 1280
  • Total Employed 2010: 2120

Louisiana vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

Louisiana vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 3.805% (2120)

Nurse Practitioner Schools in Louisiana

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1. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223
(504) 568-4808

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans is near the heart of downtown. It offers three nurse practitioner programs. This school offers students three master's level degrees in advanced nursing. 2,699 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this school, overall. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

2. Grambling State University

403 Main Street
Grambling, LA 71245
(318) 247-3811

Grambling State University offers two nurse practitioner programs. Specifically, this school offers students one certificate in advanced nursing and one nurse practitioner degree at the master's level. This school is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in advanced nursing.

3. Southern University and A & M College

Southern Branch Post Office
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-4500

Southern University and A & M College, which is 5.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. SU offers two nurse practitioner programs. Specifically, students are offered one nurse practitioner certificate by this mid-sized university and one degree at the master's level in advanced nursing. This university is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering nurse practitioner programs.

4. Loyola University - New Orleans

6363 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-6143
(504) 865-2011

Loyola University-New Orleans is near the center of the city and Loyola offers one nurse practitioner program. 4,772 students seek degrees in 78 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering advanced nursing.

5. Our Lady of the Lake College

7434 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4380
(225) 768-1700

Our Lady of the Lake College, which is 4.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA and this school offers one nurse practitioner program. 1,860 students pursue degrees in 25 programs at this specialized school, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Louisiana.