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Communications Schools in Louisiana

There are 20 Louisiana schools offering communications programs. In 2010, 1,033 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana communications schools. 929 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 79 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 971 students graduate from programs in this state in communications each year. This accounts for 1% of communications students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 17 students graduated with a degree in communications at the associate's level, 929 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 79 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a doctorate level degree.

20 communications schools are in this Gulf Coast state. Of these, six schools are private, while 14 schools are public. Public communications school tuition varies from $3,816 to $5,764, while private communications school tuition varies from $13,030 to $41,884.

Average tuition for communications programs is $10,848. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,816 per year, is at Louisiana State University-Alexandria, the highest tuition for communications programs, which is $41,884 every year, is at the Tulane University of Louisiana.

Louisiana communications schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Communications Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 971 students graduate from programs in this state in communications each year. This accounts for 1% of communications students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 17 students graduated with a degree in communications at the associate's level, 929 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 79 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a doctorate level degree.

Communications Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 10
  • Associate 2007: 11
  • Associate 2008: 15
  • Associate 2009: 22
  • Associate 2010: 17
  • Bachelor 2006: 807
  • Bachelor 2007: 932
  • Bachelor 2008: 847
  • Bachelor 2009: 813
  • Bachelor 2010: 929
  • Master 2006: 62
  • Master 2007: 70
  • Master 2008: 47
  • Master 2009: 56
  • Master 2010: 79
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 1
  • Doctorate 2009: 6
  • Doctorate 2010: 8

Communications Program Availability in Louisiana

Louisiana schools offer a total of 42 communications programs. Of these programs, around 71.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Communications Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 30
  • Master: 9
  • Doctorate: 2

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18340
  • 25th Percentile: 25350
  • Median: 40670
  • 75th Percentile: 59320
  • 90th Percentile: 76020

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17430
  • 25th Percentile: 22610
  • Median: 31710
  • 75th Percentile: 45100
  • 90th Percentile: 63550

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38010
  • 25th Percentile: 45710
  • Median: 58830
  • 75th Percentile: 82890
  • 90th Percentile: 94020

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20860
  • 25th Percentile: 26320
  • Median: 32280
  • 75th Percentile: 46510
  • 90th Percentile: 64350

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16030
  • 25th Percentile: 20250
  • Median: 27800
  • 75th Percentile: 38660
  • 90th Percentile: 59960

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25380
  • 25th Percentile: 33220
  • Median: 42260
  • 75th Percentile: 56010
  • 90th Percentile: 74590

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16110
  • 25th Percentile: 18570
  • Median: 25010
  • 75th Percentile: 28990
  • 90th Percentile: 51030

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16340
  • 25th Percentile: 17740
  • Median: 20180
  • 75th Percentile: 28410
  • 90th Percentile: 48170

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24510
  • 25th Percentile: 29390
  • Median: 38590
  • 75th Percentile: 50070
  • 90th Percentile: 63840

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34410
  • Median Salary 2007: 35990
  • Median Salary 2008: 31550
  • Median Salary 2009: 29320
  • Median Salary 2010: 31710
  • Total Employed 2006: 1610
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 1450
  • Total Employed 2009: 1450
  • Total Employed 2010: 1530

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40410
  • Median Salary 2007: 38430
  • Median Salary 2008: 37860
  • Median Salary 2009: 37570
  • Median Salary 2010: 40670
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45900
  • Median Salary 2007: 49950
  • Median Salary 2008: 58610
  • Median Salary 2009: 46970
  • Median Salary 2010: 58830
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 22560
  • Median Salary 2007: 21990
  • Median Salary 2008: 22560
  • Median Salary 2009: 22540
  • Median Salary 2010: 27800
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 510
  • Total Employed 2008: 500
  • Total Employed 2009: 420
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38150
  • Median Salary 2007: 40570
  • Median Salary 2008: 41170
  • Median Salary 2009: 43300
  • Median Salary 2010: 42260
  • Total Employed 2006: 1530
  • Total Employed 2007: 1540
  • Total Employed 2008: 1800
  • Total Employed 2009: 1750
  • Total Employed 2010: 1830

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20280
  • Median Salary 2007: 21100
  • Median Salary 2008: 22190
  • Median Salary 2009: 23600
  • Median Salary 2010: 25010
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18460
  • Median Salary 2007: 21370
  • Median Salary 2008: 23720
  • Median Salary 2009: 22330
  • Median Salary 2010: 20180
  • Total Employed 2006: 740
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31640
  • Median Salary 2007: 34160
  • Median Salary 2008: 35380
  • Median Salary 2009: 37730
  • Median Salary 2010: 32280
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 550
  • Total Employed 2009: 570
  • Total Employed 2010: 530

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40370
  • Median Salary 2007: 42100
  • Median Salary 2008: 40790
  • Median Salary 2009: 38750
  • Median Salary 2010: 38590
  • Total Employed 2006: 590
  • Total Employed 2007: 600
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 610
  • Total Employed 2010: 590

Louisiana vs National Communications Employment

Louisiana vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 0.847% (5740)

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1. The University of Louisiana - Monroe

700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0000
(318) 342-1000

The University of Louisiana-Monroe offers three communications programs. Out of those, students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in communications by it and one communications degree at the master's level. It is near the center of the city. This school is a public 4-year institution.

2. Louisiana State University - Alexandria

8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302-9121
(318) 445-3672

Louisiana State University-Alexandria offers one communications program and LSU Alexandria is located in Alexandria, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a public 4-year institution.

3. The University of New Orleans

2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148
(504) 280-6000

The University of New Orleans is 5.6 miles from the center of the city. UNO offers two communications programs. More specifically, students are offered one communications degree at the bachelor's level by UNO and one master's level degree in communications. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

4. The University of Phoenix - Louisiana

One Galleria Blvd. Suite 725
Metairie, LA 70001-2082
(504) 461-8852

The University of Phoenix-Louisiana is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Metairie, LA. This school is one of several campuses. Students are offered one certificate, 25 bachelors level degrees, and five degrees at the masters level by this school. 2,269 students pursued degrees from the 28 programs at this specialized school in 2010. This school offers subjects including advanced nursing and management. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

5. Grambling State University

403 Main Street
Grambling, LA 71245
(318) 247-3811

Grambling State University offers two programs in communications. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level communications degree by it and one master's level communications degree. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. In terms of programs, GSU is the eighth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering communications.

6. Dillard University

2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 816-4640

Dillard University, which is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New Orleans, LA and this school offers one communications program. This school is a historically black 4-year institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in communications.

7. The Xavier University of Louisiana

One Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125-1098
(504) 486-7411

The Xavier University of Louisiana, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in New Orleans, LA and it offers one program in communications. Overall, 3,391 students seek degrees in 54 programs at this school.

8. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Louisiana State University and Agricultural &
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750
(225) 578-3202

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, which is 3.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA. Louisiana State University offers six communications programs. More specifically, Louisiana State University offers students two bachelor's level degrees in communications, two master's level degrees in communications, and two doctorate level communications degrees. 29,451 students seek degrees in 207 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College programs, overall. It is the largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering communications.

9. Louisiana Tech University

305 Wisteria
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2000

Louisiana Tech University is in Ruston, LA. It offers two programs in communications. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in communications by it and one communications degree at the master's level. It is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana. This university is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering communications.

10. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

College Ave
Natchitoches, LA 71497-0002
(318) 357-6011

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is in Natchitoches, LA and it offers one program in communications. This mid-sized school is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

11. The University of Louisiana - Lafayette

104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503
(377) 482-1000

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette is near the center of the city. UL Lafayette offers three communications programs. Out of those, students are offered two bachelor's level communications degrees by it and one master's level communications degree. It is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana. This university is the third largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering communications.

12. Southern University and A & M College

Southern Branch Post Office
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
(225) 771-4500

Southern University and A & M College Offers three programs in communications. More specifically, it offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications to students and one communications degree at the master's level. This university, which is 5.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. 6,897 students pursue degrees in 85 Southern University and A & M College programs, overall.

13. Louisiana College

1140 College Dr
Pineville, LA 71359
(318) 487-7011

Louisiana College is located in the suburbs of Pineville, Louisiana. LC offers three communications programs. Students are offered three degrees at the bachelor's level in communications by this liberal arts college. 1,893 students pursue degrees in 62 LC programs, overall. It is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering communications in terms of programs.

14. The Centenary College of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71134-1188
(318) 869-5011

The Centenary College of Louisiana, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Shreveport, LA. It offers two communications programs. It offers students two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications. 904 students pursue degrees in 43 Centenary College of Louisiana programs, overall.

15. Delgado Community College

615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 361-6410

Delgado Community College, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is in New Orleans, LA and this college offers one communications program. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering communications in terms of programs.

16. Loyola University - New Orleans

6363 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-6143
(504) 865-2011

Loyola University-New Orleans offers one program in communications and it is near the heart of downtown.

17. McNeese State University

4205 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 475-5000

McNeese State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lake Charles, LA. It offers two communications programs. This medium-sized school offers two bachelor's level communications degrees to students. McNeese is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

18. Nicholls State University

University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70310
(877) 642-4655

Nicholls State University, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Thibodaux, LA and this school offers one communications program. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

19. Louisiana State University - Shreveport

One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115-2399
(318) 797-5000

Louisiana State University-Shreveport, which is only a few miles from Shreveport, is in a rural setting. It offers two programs in communications. Students are offered two communications degrees at the bachelor's level by it. 4,498 students pursue degrees in 50 LSU Shreveport programs, overall.

20. Southeastern Louisiana University

548 Western Ave.
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2000

Southeastern Louisiana University is in Hammond, LA. Southeastern offers two programs in communications. Of those, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in communications and one master's level degree in communications. Overall, 15,338 students seek degrees in 79 Southeastern Louisiana University programs.

21. The Tulane University of Louisiana

6823 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698
(504) 865-5000

The Tulane University of Louisiana, which is near the center of the city, is in New Orleans, LA. It offers three programs in communications. Students are offered three communications degrees at the bachelor's level by it. 12,144 students seek degrees in 181 Tulane University of Louisiana programs, overall. It is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering communications in terms of programs.

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