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Liberal Arts Schools in Louisiana

There are 29 Louisiana schools offering liberal arts programs. In 2010, 3,834 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana liberal arts schools. 2,145 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,011 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

3,536 students graduate from liberal arts programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of liberal arts students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 631 students graduated with liberal arts certificates, 1,011 with an associate's level degree, 2,145 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 47 with a master's level degree.

29 liberal arts schools are located in this southern state. And of these, 22 schools are public, while seven schools are private. While tuition at a public liberal arts school varies from $3,360 to $5,764, private liberal arts school tuition varies from $8,139 to $41,884.

Average tuition for liberal arts programs is $10,890. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,360 per year, is at Southern University at New Orleans, while the highest tuition for liberal arts programs, which is $41,884 every year, is at the Tulane University of Louisiana.

Louisiana liberal arts schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

3,536 students graduate from liberal arts programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of liberal arts students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 631 students graduated with liberal arts certificates, 1,011 with an associate's level degree, 2,145 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 47 with a master's level degree.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 53
  • Certificate 2008: 56
  • Certificate 2009: 203
  • Certificate 2010: 631
  • Associate 2006: 778
  • Associate 2007: 920
  • Associate 2008: 997
  • Associate 2009: 918
  • Associate 2010: 1011
  • Bachelor 2006: 1797
  • Bachelor 2007: 1985
  • Bachelor 2008: 2135
  • Bachelor 2009: 2194
  • Bachelor 2010: 2145
  • Master 2006: 31
  • Master 2007: 32
  • Master 2008: 51
  • Master 2009: 42
  • Master 2010: 47

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Louisiana

Louisiana schools offer a total of 69 programs in liberal arts. Of these programs, approximately 44.9% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 31
  • Bachelor: 26
  • Master: 3

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41700
  • 25th Percentile: 45400
  • Median: 53180
  • 75th Percentile: 78550
  • 90th Percentile: 125490

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35810
  • 25th Percentile: 52930
  • Median: 61790
  • 75th Percentile: 75340
  • 90th Percentile: 103160

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29250
  • 25th Percentile: 39780
  • Median: 52550
  • 75th Percentile: 68770
  • 90th Percentile: 84360

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53860
  • Median Salary 2007: 56040
  • Median Salary 2008: 56260
  • Median Salary 2009: 58940
  • Median Salary 2010: 53180
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56000
  • Median Salary 2007: 58270
  • Median Salary 2008: 61280
  • Median Salary 2009: 60010
  • Median Salary 2010: 61790
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47900
  • Median Salary 2007: 49840
  • Median Salary 2008: 49830
  • Median Salary 2009: 50370
  • Median Salary 2010: 52550
  • Total Employed 2006: 335
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 510
  • Total Employed 2010: 550

Louisiana vs National Liberal Arts Employment

Louisiana vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 0.709% (710)

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1. Southern University at New Orleans

6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 286-5000

Southern University at New Orleans is near the center of the city and it offers one liberal arts program. SUNO is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

2. L E Fletcher Technical Community College

310 St Charles St
Houma, LA 70360-2863
(985) 857-3655

L E Fletcher Technical Community College, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Houma, LA. It offers three liberal arts programs. Specifically, this school offers one liberal arts certificate to students and two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. This technical college is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana.

3. The University of Louisiana - Monroe

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

The University of Louisiana-Monroe is near the center of the city. It offers two programs in liberal arts. Of those, students are offered one associate's level liberal arts degree by ULM and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. Overall, 8,801 students seek degrees in 88 University of Louisiana-Monroe programs.

4. Louisiana State University - Alexandria

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

Louisiana State University-Alexandria, which is several miles from Alexandria, is in a rural area. It offers three liberal arts programs. Specifically, it offers students one associate's level liberal arts degree and two bachelor's level degrees in liberal arts. This school is a public 4-year institution.

5. Nunez Community College

3710 Paris Rd
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 278-6200

Nunez Community College offers three programs in liberal arts. Of those, students are offered one liberal arts certificate by it and two associate's level degrees in liberal arts. It is located in the suburbs of Chalmette, Louisiana. It is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana.

6. The University of New Orleans

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

The University of New Orleans is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in liberal arts. This mid-sized university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

7. Strayer University - Louisiana

111 Veterans Memorial Blvd- Ste 420
Metairie, LA 70005
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Louisiana is a for-profit 4-year institution. Strayer, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Metairie, LA. It is one of several campuses. It offers students three certificates, seven degrees at the associates level, six degrees at the bachelors level, and six degrees at the masters level. In 2010, 152 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at Strayer. This school offers subjects including healthcare administration and healthcare management.

8. Grambling State University

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

Founded in 1901, Grambling State University is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. This school is located in Grambling, LA. GSU is the 15th largest institution in the state of Louisiana. GSU offers subjects including social work and forensic accounting. It offers students two certificates, three associates level degrees, 44 degrees at the bachelors level, 14 masters level degrees, and one degree at the doctoral level. 4,994 students pursued degrees from the 57 programs at GSU in 2010. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This school is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

9. Sowela Technical Community College

3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave
Lake Charles, LA 70616
(337) 491-2698

Sowela Technical Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1938. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lake Charles, LA. This school offers 21 certificates and 15 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 2,620 students sought degrees from the 22 programs at this technical college. It offers subjects including culinary arts and bookkeeping. The Council on Occupational Education accredits this school. This school is one of 14 technical colleges in Louisiana.

10. Southern University at Shreveport

3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107
(318) 670-6000

Southern University at Shreveport offers two liberal arts programs. This school offers two associate's level degrees in liberal arts to students. This school, which is near Shreveport, is located in a rural setting. 2,834 students pursue degrees in 38 Southern University at Shreveport programs, overall.

11. South Louisiana Community College

320 Devalcourt Street
Lafayette, LA 70506-2030
(337) 521-8896

South Louisiana Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Lafayette, LA. It offers four programs in liberal arts. Of those, it offers students one certificate in liberal arts and three associate's level liberal arts degrees. It is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering liberal arts.

12. Saint Joseph Seminary College

75376 River Road
St. Benedict, LA 70457
(985) 867-2232

Saint Joseph Seminary College is in St. Benedict, Louisiana, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and St. Ben's offers one program in liberal arts. 126 students pursue degrees in one program at SJASC, overall. This school is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering liberal arts programs.

13. The Louisiana Delta Community College - Monroe

7500 Millhaven Road
Monroe, LA 71203-9006
(866) 500-5322

The Louisiana Delta Community College-Monroe offers four liberal arts programs. Of those, students are offered one liberal arts certificate by it and three associate's level liberal arts degrees. This college, which is only a few miles from Monroe, is located in a rural area. This community college is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana.

14. Baton Rouge Community College

201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 216-8000

Baton Rouge Community College offers four liberal arts programs. More specifically, it offers one liberal arts certificate to students and three liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. It is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown. 8,331 students pursue degrees in 17 Baton Rouge Community College programs, overall.

15. Louisiana State University - Eunice

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

Louisiana State University-Eunice offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers students two associate's level degrees in liberal arts. This public college, which is very close to Eunice, Louisiana, is located in a rural setting. LSU Eunice is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. In terms of programs, this community college is the seventh largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering liberal arts.

16. River Parishes Community College

7384 John Leblanc Blvd
Sorrento, LA 70778
(225) 675-8270

River Parishes Community College, which is very close to Sorrento, Louisiana, is in a rural setting. This college offers four liberal arts programs. More specifically, this college offers students one liberal arts certificate and three associate's level degrees in liberal arts. It is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering liberal arts.

17. 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 Offers three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in liberal arts by this university and one degree at the master's level in liberal arts. This university, which is 3.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. Louisiana State University ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

18. Louisiana Tech University

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

Louisiana Tech University is in Ruston, LA. Louisiana Tech offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, it offers one liberal arts degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level degree in liberal arts. 11,743 students seek degrees in 126 Tech programs, overall.

19. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

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

Northwestern State University of Louisiana offers three programs in liberal arts. Specifically, this school offers one liberal arts degree at the associate's level to students and two bachelor's level degrees in liberal arts. NSU is in Natchitoches, LA. NSU is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in liberal arts.

20. 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 and it offers one liberal arts program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering liberal arts programs.

21. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131-7399
(504) 394-7744

Our Lady of Holy Cross College offers two liberal arts programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level liberal arts degrees by this school. This school, which is 5.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in New Orleans, LA. OLHCC is a 4-year institution.

22. Louisiana College

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

Louisiana College offers one program in liberal arts and it is located in the suburbs of Pineville, Louisiana. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering liberal arts.

23. The Centenary College of Louisiana

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

The Centenary College of Louisiana, which is near the center of the city, is in Shreveport, LA and it offers one liberal arts program. 904 students pursue degrees in 43 Centenary College of Louisiana programs, overall. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering liberal arts programs.

24. 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. This college offers three programs in liberal arts. Out of those, students are offered one liberal arts certificate by this college and two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering liberal arts.

25. Loyola University - New Orleans

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

Loyola University-New Orleans offers one liberal arts program and it is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown. Overall, 4,772 students pursue degrees in 78 Loyola programs.

26. McNeese State University

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

McNeese State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lake Charles, LA. It offers three programs in liberal arts. Out of those, students are offered one associate's level degree in liberal arts by it and two degrees at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. This medium-sized school is a public 4-year institution.

27. Nicholls State University

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

Nicholls State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Thibodaux, LA. It offers two liberal arts programs. Of those, students are offered one associate's level degree in liberal arts by it and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. It is a public 4-year institution.

28. Our Lady of the Lake College

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

Our Lady of the Lake College offers two liberal arts programs. Out of those, it offers students one liberal arts degree at the associate's level and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. This school, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Baton Rouge, LA.

29. Louisiana State University - Shreveport

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

Louisiana State University-Shreveport, which is near Shreveport, is located in a rural setting. LSU Shreveport offers two programs in liberal arts. Specifically, this public school offers one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level in liberal arts. 4,498 students pursue degrees in 50 LSU Shreveport programs, overall.

30. Southeastern Louisiana University

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

Southeastern Louisiana University is in town of Hammond, Louisiana. It offers three programs in liberal arts. Out of those, Southeastern offers students one associate's level liberal arts degree and two bachelor's level degrees in liberal arts. Overall, 15,338 students pursue degrees in 79 programs at this school.

31. Bossier Parish Community College

6220 East Texas
Bossier City, LA 71111-6922
(318) 678-6000x6206

Bossier Parish Community College offers three liberal arts programs. Specifically, this college offers students two certificates in liberal arts and one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts. This college, which is near Bossier City, is in a rural setting. Overall, 6,473 students seek degrees in 40 Bossier Parish Community College programs.

32. The Tulane University of Louisiana

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

The Tulane University of Louisiana offers three liberal arts programs. Specifically, it offers two liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in liberal arts. TU, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Orleans, LA. Overall, 12,144 students pursue degrees in 181 Tulane University of Louisiana programs. Tulane is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in liberal arts.

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