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Economics Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 166 students earned their Economics degrees in LA.

As a degree choice, Economics is the 10th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 132
Master’s Degree 14
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 14
Post-Master’s Certificate 14
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 65.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 18.1%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Economics Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Louisiana

12,950 people in the state and 1,144,130 in the nation are employed in jobs related to economics.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Economics Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a economics grad in the state is $87,080, compared to a typical salary of $115,590 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Louisiana that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

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

This private school has an average net price of $35,132. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,800 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
31,756 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.48 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.00%. Graduates earn an average $40,200 after graduation.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
574 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate.

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

This private school has an average net price of $20,776. 99% of students get financical aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Economics Careers in LA

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 25% $48,470
Economists 25% $93,660
Economics Professors 14% $105,460
Managers 9% $79,900

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