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543 CompSci students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Computer Science is the 1st most popular major out of a total 10 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 417
Master’s Degree 95
Associate’s Degree 21
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 10
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 10

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.3%
  • Black or African American: 13.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 46.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 17.9%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Computer Science Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Louisiana

There are 13,120 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a compsci grad in the state is $76,200, compared to a typical salary of $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
31,756 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,428. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.00%. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

85 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
16,933 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
11,510 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
8,231 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,541. 67% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $31,500 after graduation.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
7,140 Total Students

A typical student attending Southern University and A & M College will pay a net price of $16,579. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
14,220 Total Students

The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at Southeastern. A typical student attending Southeastern will pay a net price of $11,910. 82% of the teachers are full time.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
12,923 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.60% which is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,800 a year. It takes the average student 4.15 years to graduate.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
8,673 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,600 a year. 97% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
8,579 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year. 97% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Louisiana State University - Shreveport will pay a net price of $9,233.

#10

McNeese State University

Lake Charles
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,295 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. 100% of the teachers are full time.

Computer Science Careers in LA

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 64% $79,750
Information Security Analysts 50% $72,520
Web Developers 38% $56,620
Systems Software Developers 32% $73,560
Computer and Information Research Scientists 25% $90,150
Computer and Information Systems Managers 21% $104,880
Computer Network Support Specialists 20% $52,700
Computer Workers 17% $62,800
Computer Programmers 14% $66,550
Computer Science Professors 9% $87,220

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Computer Systems Networking 407
Computer Information Systems 187
Information Science 133
Computer Programming 114
Information Technology 92
Computer Software Applications 49
Data Processing 46
Data Entry 12

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