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General Engineering Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 91 students earned their Engineering degrees in LA.

A General Engineering major is the 34th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 75
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16

Gender Distribution

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

General Engineering Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.5%
  • Black or African American: 6.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 23.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 61.5%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
General Engineering Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Louisiana

There are 6,970 people in the state and 367,850 people in the nation working in engineering jobs.

General Engineering Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Louisiana

Engineering grads earn an average of $95,220 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Louisiana that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

45 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. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Louisiana Tech. Graduates earn an average $35,400 after graduation.

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,228. The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UL Lafayette.


McNeese State University

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

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,600 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

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

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 5.04 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

General Engineering Careers in LA

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Engineering Professors 17% $88,800
Engineers 10% $81,990
Architectural and Engineering Managers 10% $147,160

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Engineering Science 34
Civil Engineering 32
Industrial Engineering 25
Electrical Engineering 23
Petroleum Engineering 21
Chemical Engineering 20
Mechanical Engineering 17
Ocean Engineering 16

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