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Accounting Schools in Louisiana

1,412 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Accounting major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Louisiana

Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 746
Master’s Degree 244
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 167
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 164
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 164
Associate’s Degree 86
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of accounting majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 18.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.7%
  • White: 57.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.1%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
Accounting Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Louisiana

In this state, there are 43,530 people employed in jobs related to an accounting degree, compared to 4,307,910 nationwide.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a accounting grad in the state is $63,690, compared to a typical salary of $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 30 colleges in Louisiana that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

238 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
30,983 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.48 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time. The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

172 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,459 Total Students

In their early career, SOWELA grads earn an average salary of $28,700. Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.50%.

145 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,258 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,300 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 46%.

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
12,646 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $35,132. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
8,151 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.78 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
17,123 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,800 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
14,298 Total Students

In their early career, Southeastern grads earn an average salary of $31,500. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,910. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
11,909 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,839. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 81%.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
6,453 Total Students

95% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,161 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $9,653. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
6,693 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. The average student takes 5.04 years to complete their degree at Southern University and A & M College. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,579.

Accounting Careers in LA

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Financial Managers 19% $93,300
Credit Analysts 14% $60,280
Financial Analysts 13% $67,760
Tax Preparers 13% $30,740
Brokerage Clerks 12% $43,160
Statistical Assistants 12% $46,960
Accountants and Auditors 12% $61,200
Budget Analysts 10% $63,270
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 5% $43,900
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 0% $36,100

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Business Administration & Management 3,755
Finance & Financial Management 895
Business & Commerce 893
Marketing 764
Business Support & Assistance 450
Construction Management 388
International Business 233
Management Sciences & Methods 191

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