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Business & Commerce Schools in Louisiana

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

A Business & Commerce major is the 19th most popular major in this state.

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

58,780 people in the state and 5,325,510 in the nation are employed in jobs related to general business.

Business & Commerce Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Business & Commerce Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a general business grad in the state is $86,760, compared to a typical salary of $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

This public school has an average net price of $9,153. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,116 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. 87% of students get financical aid. In their early career, BRCC grads earn an average salary of $24,700.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,460 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $10,435. Graduates earn an average $22,800 after graduation.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,140 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,272.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,058 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. 53% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending SOWELA will pay a net price of $7,817.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,122 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,516. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,522 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,400 after earning their degree at this institution. A typical student attending LDCC will pay a net price of $10,407.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,304 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,653. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. In their early career, Fletcher Technical Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,400.

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

In their early career, Loyola New Orleans grads earn an average salary of $31,700. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Loyola New Orleans.

Business & Commerce Careers in LA

Some of the careers general business majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Business Professors 18% $61,420
Management Analysts 16% $72,900
General and Operations Managers 11% $92,600
Social and Community Service Managers 11% $67,900
Sales Managers 11% $88,200
Administrative Services Managers 11% $74,910
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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