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Accounting Schools in Louisiana

1,412 students earned Accounting degrees in Louisiana in the 2018-2019 year.

An Accounting major is the 11th 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

There are 43,530 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Louisiana

Accounting grads earn an average of $63,690 in the state and $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

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. A typical student attending Louisiana State University will pay a net price of $15,428. The average student takes 4.48 years to complete their degree at Louisiana State University.

172 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,459 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.50% which is lower than average. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,817.

145 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,258 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 46% are considered full time.

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.60%. Graduates earn an average $42,800 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $35,132.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 67%. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,541.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $11,910. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years.

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

The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Louisiana Tech. 98% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

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

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,161 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

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

98% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 5.04 years.

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
Business Professors 18% $61,420
Credit Analysts 14% $60,280
Financial Analysts 13% $67,760
Tax Preparers 13% $30,740
Statistical Assistants 12% $46,960
Brokerage Clerks 12% $43,160
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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