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Elementary Education Schools in Louisiana

513 Elementary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Elementary Education is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 47 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Louisiana

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 375
Master’s Degree 115
Post-Master’s Certificate 21
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 21
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of elementary teaching majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 12.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 78.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Elementary Education Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Louisiana

24,070 people in the state and 1,410,970 in the nation are employed in jobs related to elementary teaching.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Louisiana

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $48,740. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Louisiana that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

88 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. A typical student attending Louisiana State University will pay a net price of $15,428. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 81% are considered full time. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

53 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. A typical student attending UL Lafayette will pay a net price of $11,228. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

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

Graduates earn an average $31,600 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.73 years to complete their degree at ULM.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $11,910. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years.

#6

McNeese State University

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

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

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,541. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

A typical student attending NSU will pay a net price of $11,049. In their early career, NSU grads earn an average salary of $30,700. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
6,453 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

98% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 5.04 years.

Elementary Education Careers in LA

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 7% $48,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Secondary Education 207
Early Childhood Education 177
Adult & Continuing Education 99
Middle School Education & Teaching 52
Teacher Development & Methodology 44
Teacher Education 13
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 12

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