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Music Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 337 students earned their Music degrees in LA.

In terms of popularity, Music is the 47th most popular major in the state out of a total 253 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Music Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 214
Master’s Degree 87
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 33
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 33
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 33
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3

Gender Distribution

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

Music Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 18.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.6%
  • White: 54.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.8%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Music Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Music Grads in Louisiana

There are 14,840 people in the state and 1,213,230 people in the nation working in music jobs.

Music Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Music Jobs in Louisiana

Music grads earn an average of $53,600 in the state and $63,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Louisiana that offer music degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

The average student takes 4.48 years to complete their degree at Louisiana State University. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

The student loan default rate is 9.40% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,700 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $11,228.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
4,261 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 63%. The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,776.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
8,151 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. In their early career, UNO grads earn an average salary of $31,500. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
12,646 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $35,132. The full-time teacher rate is 63%.

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

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,910. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years.

#8

McNeese State University

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,788. The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at McNeese. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
5,205 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

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. Most students complete their degree in 5.04 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Music Careers in LA

Some of the careers music majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 12% $56,740
High School Teachers 7% $50,280
Sound Engineering Technicians 7% $80,010
Musicians and Singers 7% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Fine & Studio Arts 333
Design & Applied Arts 195
Drama & Theater Arts 182
Arts & Media Management 90
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 50
General Visual & Performing Arts 32
Other Visual Art 18
Dance 10

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