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Public Relations & Advertising Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 139 students earned their Public Relations degrees in LA.

A Public Relations & Advertising major is the 80th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Public Relations & Advertising Majors in Louisiana

Public Relations majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 122
Post-Master’s Certificate 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 12
Master’s Degree 3
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Public Relations & Advertising Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public relations majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 29.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.5%
  • White: 54.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
Public Relations & Advertising Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Relations & Advertising Grads in Louisiana

There are 4,560 people in the state and 726,240 people in the nation working in public relations jobs.

Public Relations & Advertising Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Public Relations & Advertising Jobs in Louisiana

Public Relations grads earn an average of $55,930 in the state and $69,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Louisiana that offer public relations degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

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

This private school has an average net price of $35,132. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate. 80% of students get financical aid.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
16,933 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

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

Graduates earn an average $31,700 after graduation. 63% of the teachers are full time. 99% of students get financical aid.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,428. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
14,220 Total Students

The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at Southeastern. Graduates earn an average $31,500 after graduation. 82% of the teachers are full time.

#6

Louisiana College

Pineville
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
1,224 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. 60% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

#7

McNeese State University

Lake Charles
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,295 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. A typical student attending McNeese will pay a net price of $10,788.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
3,325 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.48 years. An average student at XULA will pay a net price of $19,569.

Public Relations & Advertising Careers in LA

Some of the careers public relations majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Technical Writers 18% $71,350
Community Health Workers 14% $36,980
Communications Professors 12% $57,540
Sports Entertainers and Performers 11% $0
Public Relations Specialists 10% $46,270
Broadcast News Analysts 10% $45,670
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 9% $77,340
Advertising and Promotions Managers 9% $68,570
Reporters and Correspondents -6% $50,070
Radio and Television Announcers -8% $28,800

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Communication & Media Studies 779
Journalism 41
Radio, TV & Digital Communication 25

View all majors related to Public Relations & Advertising

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