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Public Policy Schools in Louisiana

9 students earned Public Policy degrees in Louisiana in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Public Policy is the 207th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9

Gender Distribution

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

Public Policy Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 100.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 0.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Public Policy Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Louisiana

6,630 people in the state and 740,490 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public policy.

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Louisiana

Public Policy grads earn an average of $72,880 in the state and $99,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
6,693 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,579. Graduates earn an average $27,300 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

Public Policy Careers in LA

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 25% $83,100
Medical and Health Services Managers 14% $90,840
Legislators 9% $21,900
Education Professors 8% $56,680
Social Scientists 7% $71,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Social Work 683
Public Administration 132
Community Organization & Advocacy 70

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