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General Psychology Schools in Louisiana

In 2018-2019, 111 students earned their Psychology degrees in LA.

As a degree choice, General Psychology is the 28th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 89
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 22

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 9.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 73.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.3%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
General Psychology Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Louisiana

There are 10,550 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Louisiana

In this state, psychology grads earn an average of $86,630. Nationwide, they make an average of $95,610.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Louisiana that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

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

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. The average student takes 4.48 years to complete their degree at Louisiana State University.

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McNeese State University

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

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at McNeese. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,800 a year. 80% of students get financical aid.

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

97% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,600 a year.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UL Lafayette.

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

94% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Southeastern will pay a net price of $11,910. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

This public school has an average net price of $10,541. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The average student takes 4.78 years to complete their degree at UNO.

General Psychology Careers in LA

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 11% $63,540
Managers 9% $79,900
Psychologists 9% $76,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 89
Other Psychology 8

View all majors related to General Psychology

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