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Forensic Science Schools in Louisiana

There are three schools in the state of Louisiana offering forensic science programs. In 2010, ten students graduated with degrees from Louisiana forensic science schools. Seven of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and three of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 12 students graduate from forensic science programs in this state per year. Out of those, three students graduated with certificates in forensic science and seven with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Three forensic science schools are located in this state. Out of these, while two schools are private, one school is public. Private forensic science school tuition varies from $8,664 to $31,754.

Average tuition for forensic science programs is $26,110. The highest tuition for forensic science programs, which is $31,754 each year, is at Loyola University-New Orleans, while the lowest tuition in Louisiana is at Our Lady of the Lake College.

Louisiana schools offer certificates and bachelors degrees for students pursing forensic science. No students at the undergraduate level in forensic science sought degrees at the masters level.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 12 students graduate from forensic science programs in this state per year. Out of those, three students graduated with certificates in forensic science and seven with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Forensic Science Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 9
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 3
  • Bachelor 2007: 11
  • Bachelor 2008: 5
  • Bachelor 2009: 4
  • Bachelor 2010: 7

Forensic Science Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of three forensic science programs. Of these programs, close to 66% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Forensic Science Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 2

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

Forensic Science Technicians — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30300
  • 25th Percentile: 35840
  • Median: 46430
  • 75th Percentile: 59100
  • 90th Percentile: 71800

Career Trends

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

Forensic Science Technicians — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40490
  • Median Salary 2007: 53770
  • Median Salary 2008: 56350
  • Median Salary 2009: 60550
  • Median Salary 2010: 46430
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Louisiana vs National Forensic Science Employment

Louisiana vs National Forensic Science Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 0.726% (90)

Forensic Science Schools in Louisiana

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1. Louisiana State University - Eunice

2048 Johnson Hwy
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-7311

Louisiana State University-Eunice, which is very close to Eunice, Louisiana, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in forensic science. 3,431 students pursue degrees in 24 LSU Eunice programs, overall. LSU Eunice is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in forensic science.

2. Loyola University - New Orleans

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

Loyola University-New Orleans offers one program in forensic science and it is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a 4-year institution. This school ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

3. Our Lady of the Lake College

7434 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808-4380
(225) 768-1700

Our Lady of the Lake College, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Baton Rouge, LA and this school offers one program in forensic science. Overall, 1,860 students pursue degrees in 25 Our Lady of the Lake College programs. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering forensic science.