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General Engineering Schools in Louisiana

220 Engineering students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, General Engineering is the 59th most popular major out of a total 253 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 109
Master’s Degree 75
Associate’s Degree 20
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.1%
  • Black or African American: 6.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 45.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 36.4%
  • Other Races: 2.7%
General Engineering Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Louisiana

6,970 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Louisiana

In this state, engineering grads earn an average of $95,220. Nationwide, they make an average of $113,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Louisiana that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:


McNeese State University

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,788. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it. In their early career, McNeese grads earn an average salary of $32,600.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
11,510 Total Students

81% of the teachers are full time. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,839.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,228. 96% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,460 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,435. 27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,116 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,768. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,700 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
7,140 Total Students

It takes the average student 5.04 years to graduate. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,579.

General Engineering Careers in LA

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 17% $88,800
Engineers 10% $81,990
Architectural and Engineering Managers 10% $147,160

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Mechanical Engineering 464
Petroleum Engineering 293
Civil Engineering 292
Chemical Engineering 260
Electrical Engineering 218
Biomedical Engineering 130
Industrial Engineering 115
Environmental Engineering 39

View all majors related to General Engineering

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