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Early Childhood Education Schools in Louisiana

177 Child development students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Early Childhood Education is the 7th most popular major in the state out of a total 47 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Early Childhood Education Majors in Louisiana

Child development majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 152
Master’s Degree 14
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5

Gender Distribution

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

Early Childhood Education Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of child development majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 9.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.0%
  • White: 82.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 2.8%
Early Childhood Education Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Early Childhood Education Grads in Louisiana

In this state, there are 2,800 people employed in jobs related to a child development degree, compared to 555,680 nationwide.

Early Childhood Education Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Early Childhood Education Jobs in Louisiana

Child development grads earn an average of $32,290 in the state and $34,410 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Louisiana that offer child development degrees. Learn about the most popular 13 below:

42 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
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.

#2

McNeese State University

Lake Charles
30 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%.

27 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.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
11,909 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Louisiana Tech. This public school has an average net price of $9,839.

14 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.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
7,036 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 8.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
3,164 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,835. 95% of students get financical aid. 59% of the teachers are full time.

0 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.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
9,291 Total Students

The average student takes 4.73 years to complete their degree at ULM. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 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.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
2,356 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $24,800 after graduation.

0 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%.

Early Childhood Education Careers in LA

Some of the careers child development majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Kindergarten Teachers 7% $49,890
Preschool Teachers 6% $28,960

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Elementary Education 513
Secondary Education 207
Adult & Continuing Education 99
Middle School Education & Teaching 52
Teacher Development & Methodology 44
Teacher Education 13
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 12

View all majors related to Early Childhood Education

View Nationwide Early Childhood Education Report

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