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Library & Information Science Schools in Louisiana

106 Library Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Library & Information Science major is the 95th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Library & Information Science Majors in Louisiana

Library Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 75
Post-Master’s Certificate 31
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 31

Gender Distribution

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

Library & Information Science Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of library science majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 15.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.7%
  • White: 74.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 4.7%
Library & Information Science Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Library & Information Science Grads in Louisiana

In this state, there are 12,400 people employed in jobs related to a library science degree, compared to 599,610 nationwide.

Library & Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Library & Information Science Jobs in Louisiana

Library Science grads earn an average of $52,540 in the state and $61,530 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
30,983 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.48 years to complete their degree at Louisiana State University.

Library & Information Science Careers in LA

Some of the careers library science majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Archivists 25% $44,060
Managers 9% $79,900
Librarians 9% $52,660
Library Science Professors 0% $52,780

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