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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 6,431 students earned their Liberal Arts degrees in LA.

A Liberal Arts General Studies major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in Louisiana

Liberal Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3,384
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3,384
Associate’s Degree 1,882
Bachelor’s Degree 1,139
Master’s Degree 24
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of liberal arts majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 29.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 52.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in Louisiana

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in Louisiana

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in Louisiana that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,462 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,258 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 46%. In their early career, Delgado Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,300.

900 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,242 Total Students

87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,768. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

705 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,596 Total Students

A typical student attending Bossier Parish Community College will pay a net price of $10,435. 83% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,800 a year.

437 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,470 Total Students

A typical student attending River Parishes Community College will pay a net price of $9,322. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 43% of the teachers are full time.

365 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,282 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending South Louisiana Community College will pay a net price of $9,153. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,100 a year.

354 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
11,081 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 61%. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at NSU. The 9.40% student loan default rate is lower than average.

319 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,161 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 39% are considered full time. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at Southeastern. 82% of the teachers are full time.

#10

McNeese State University

Lake Charles
216 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,647 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $10,788. 100% of the teachers are full time.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in LA

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Professors 9% $0

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