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Business & Commerce Schools in Louisiana

893 students earned General Business degrees in Louisiana in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Business & Commerce is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Business & Commerce Majors in Louisiana

General Business majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 543
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 166
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 166
Master’s Degree 146
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 32
Bachelor’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

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

Business & Commerce Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of general business majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 30.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 47.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.1%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Business & Commerce Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business & Commerce Grads in Louisiana

In this state, there are 58,780 people employed in jobs related to a general business degree, compared to 5,325,510 nationwide.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Louisiana

General Business grads earn an average of $86,760 in the state and $103,330 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Louisiana that offer general business degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

158 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,698 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,100 a year. 47% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending South Louisiana Community College will pay a net price of $9,153.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,116 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,768.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
12,923 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,800 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.60%.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,460 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. A typical student attending Bossier Parish Community College will pay a net price of $10,435. 83% of students get financical aid.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,140 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. In their early career, Delgado Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,300. This public school has an average net price of $9,272.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,058 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 53%. 83% of students get financical aid.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,122 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,516. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,522 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $20,400 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,407.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,304 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. A typical student attending Fletcher Technical Community College will pay a net price of $9,653.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,367 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

Business & Commerce Careers in LA

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Management Analysts 16% $72,900
General and Operations Managers 11% $92,600
Social and Community Service Managers 11% $67,900
Administrative Services Managers 11% $74,910
Sales Managers 11% $88,200
Managers 9% $79,900
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 9% $77,360
Industrial Production Managers 8% $109,020
Cost Estimators 6% $62,810
Construction Managers 6% $91,490
Chief Executives -3% $204,070

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Business Administration & Management 3,755
Accounting 1,412
Finance & Financial Management 895
Marketing 764
Business Support & Assistance 450
Construction Management 388
International Business 233
Management Sciences & Methods 191

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