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Nursing Schools in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Nursing Schools in Baton Rouge, LA

If you are interested in pursuing nursing, you may want to consider attending one of the 6 nursing schools in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With an overall population of 227,818 and a student population of 51,121, approximately 20,301 of Baton Rouge students attend one of Baton Rouge's schools that offer nursing programs.

The largest nursing school in Baton Rouge, by student population, is Our Lady of the Lake College. In 2010, Our Lady of the Lake College graduated approximately 279 students with credentials in nursing.

A total of 905 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Baton Rouge in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,834 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Baton Rouge nursing schools was an average of $19,626 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,182 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Baton Rouge. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,666 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,478.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Baton Rouge

Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Baton Rouge, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 40,090 nurses in Louisiana, 6,910 were working in the greater Baton Rouge area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Baton Rouge. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

As a nurse in Baton Rouge, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Baton Rouge
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Baton Rouge Community CollegeBaton Rouge Community College

    Address:
    201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Southern University and A & M CollegeSouthern University and A & M College

    Address:
    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge CampusCapital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus

    Address:
    3250 North Acadian Thruway East, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  4. 4Our Lady of the Lake CollegeOur Lady of the Lake College

    Address:
    7434 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  5. 5Delta College of Arts & TechnologyDelta College of Arts & Technology

    Address:
    7380 Exchange Place, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806-1529

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  6. 6Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of NursingBaton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing

    Address:
    3616 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate

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