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General Engineering Schools in Louisiana

In 2019-2020, 196 students earned their Engineering degrees in LA.

As a degree choice, General Engineering is the 34th most popular major in the 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) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 7.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 44.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 40.8%
  • Other Races: 1.5%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Louisiana

6,970 people in the state and 367,850 in the nation are employed in jobs related to engineering.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Louisiana

A typical salary for a engineering grad in the state is $95,220, compared to a typical salary of $113,680 nationwide.


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
11,126 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.50% which is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

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33 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
16,450 Total Students

79% of the teachers are full time. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $12,487.

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McNeese State University

Lake Charles
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,284 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
6,917 Total Students

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $27,300 after graduation. 92% of the teachers are full time.

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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 11% $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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