List of Medical Schools in Louisiana

Medical schools in the state of Louisiana are highly competitive, requiring students to have a minimum of a bachelor's degree, as well as have an acceptable Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) to be considered for admission. Programs generally take four years to complete, resulting in a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) and followed by periods of internship and residency at a hospital. Written and practical exams must be passed in order to receive licensure in Louisiana. Visit our details page about a degree in medicine for additional information on education and careers.

Salaries for physicians in Louisiana can range from $129,000 to $191,000. Physicians can work in many types of specialties which may cause a large range in salary expectations. Here is a list of average annual salaries for general practitioners working in major cities in Louisiana.

  • New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner: $160,000
  • Baton Rouge: $159,000
  • Lafayette: $175,000
  • Shreveport, Bossier City: $189,000

List of Medical Schools in Louisiana (3 Schools)

The Louisiana medical schools listed below are accredited by the , which is an organization that provides accreditation for medical education nationwide.

Schools are sorted by size with the largest medical schools first, based on the number of medical student graduates per year.

Visit the website for Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans at http://www.lsuhsc.edu

Program Details

  • About 180 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $28,000 per year (Nonresidents: $56,000)

Visit the website for Tulane University of Louisiana at http://tulane.edu

Program Details

  • Medical program accredited since 1942
  • About 180 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $55,000 per year

Visit the website for Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport at http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu

Program Details

  • About 110 students graduate per year
  • Estimated tuition & fees are about $23,000 per year (Nonresidents: $55,000)

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Louisiana in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective medical school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2014: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.