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General Engineering Schools in Louisiana

In 2020-2021, 77 students earned their Engineering degrees in LA.

A General Engineering major is the 45th 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 65
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12

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: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 13.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.3%
  • White: 32.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 50.6%
  • Other Races: 2.6%

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:

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
11,126 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. 76% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

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

The 6.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.68 years. A typical student attending UL Lafayette will pay a net price of $13,094.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,782 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at Southern University and A & M College. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.


McNeese State University

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,891 after earning their degree at this institution.

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 38
Civil Engineering 32
Industrial Engineering 28
Biomedical Engineering 27
Chemical Engineering 25
Electrical Engineering 12
Mechanical Engineering 12
Petroleum Engineering 10

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