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Secondary Education Schools in Louisiana

207 Secondary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Secondary Education major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 107
Master’s Degree 76
Post-Master’s Certificate 20
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 20
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 8.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • White: 80.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.4%
Secondary Education Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Louisiana

There are 13,930 people in the state and 1,051,570 people in the nation working in secondary teaching jobs.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Louisiana

In this state, secondary teaching grads earn an average of $51,810. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Louisiana that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

The full-time teacher rate is 78%. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. In their early career, Louisiana Tech grads earn an average salary of $35,400. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

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

The student loan default rate is 9.40% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

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

95% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

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

This public school has an average net price of $9,361. It takes the average student 4.73 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

McNeese State University

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,788.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,541. 67% of the teachers are full time.

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

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $15,428.

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

The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,776. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years.

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. The full-time teacher rate is 68%. The student loan default rate of 8.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Secondary Education Careers in LA

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
High School Teachers 7% $50,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Elementary Education 513
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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