Nursing Schools In Louisiana

Louisiana has 25 accredited nursing schools where nursing faculty who teach nursing classes can find employment. The trends in Louisiana's nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Schools

  1. Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing

    3616 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

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  2. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  3. Dillard University

    2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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  4. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

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  5. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

    433 Bolivar St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223

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  6. Louisiana State University at Alexandria

    8100 Hwy 71 South, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-9121

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  7. Louisiana State University Eunice

    2048 Johnson Hwy, Eunice, Louisiana 70535

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  8. Louisiana College

    1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359

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  9. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

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  10. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

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  11. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

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  12. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  13. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  14. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  15. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

    4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70131-7399

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  16. Our Lady of the Lake College

    7434 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380

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  17. L E Fletcher Technical Community College

    310 St Charles St, Houma, Louisiana 70360-2863

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  18. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  19. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  20. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

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  21. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  22. University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus

    One Galleria Blvd. Suite 725, Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2082

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  23. Baton Rouge Community College

    201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

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  24. Louisiana Delta Community College

    7500 Millhaven Road, Monroe, Louisiana 71203-9006

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  25. A & W Healthcare Educators

    2067 Caton St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Nursing Employment

Louisiana 90,630
National 5,150,780

Approximately 2% of the country's nursing professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Louisiana

84,590 86,510 87,400 87,510 90,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, nursing is a growing field. In Louisiana, 6,040 more nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 7% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the national trend for nursing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of nursing professionals working around the nation.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$51,760 $49,840 $55,332 $38,512 $40,260
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Louisiana, as the number of nursing professionals is growing, the salaries earned by nursing professionals are decreasing. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $51,760 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $40,260 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$27,018
25th percentile
$31,832
50th percentile
$37,668
75th percentile
$45,630
90th percentile
$55,526

This represents a decline in salaries of 29%. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of nursing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid nursing professionals earning 106% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Louisiana state.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Louisiana

BSN
$62,060
Forensic Nursing
$40,600
Gerontology
$52,502
Nursing
$40,260
RN to BSN
$62,060

Nursing professionals in Louisiana earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Louisiana

associate
13
bachelor
16
master
21
doctor
2
Certificate
45
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As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 25 accredited nursing schools in Louisiana state is also increasing. In Louisiana, there were 174 graduates in 2006. And there were 6,849 graduates from nursing courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana by 3836%. Most of these graduates, or 46%, earned a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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