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Physics Schools in Louisiana

There are 14 Louisiana schools offering physics programs. 84 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana physics schools in 2010. 53 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 20 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

88 students graduate from programs in Louisiana in physics, on average, each year. Of those, 53 students graduated with a degree in physics at the bachelor's level, 20 with a master's level degree, and 11 with a degree at the doctorate level.

14 physics schools are in this state. And of these, nine schools are public, while five schools are private. Public physics school tuition varies from $4,000 to $5,764, while tuition at a private physics school varies from $13,880 to $41,884.

Average tuition for physics programs is $12,156. While the highest tuition for physics programs, which is $41,884 per year, is at the Tulane University of Louisiana, the lowest tuition in Louisiana, which is $4,000 per year, is at Louisiana State University-Shreveport.

Schools in Louisiana offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in physics.

Physics Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

88 students graduate from programs in Louisiana in physics, on average, each year. Of those, 53 students graduated with a degree in physics at the bachelor's level, 20 with a master's level degree, and 11 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Physics Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 62
  • Bachelor 2007: 47
  • Bachelor 2008: 67
  • Bachelor 2009: 53
  • Bachelor 2010: 53
  • Master 2006: 14
  • Master 2007: 16
  • Master 2008: 20
  • Master 2009: 17
  • Master 2010: 20
  • Doctorate 2006: 6
  • Doctorate 2007: 7
  • Doctorate 2008: 6
  • Doctorate 2009: 14
  • Doctorate 2010: 11

Physics Program Availability in Louisiana

Schools in this state offer a total of 22 programs in physics. Of these programs, 63.6% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Physics Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47120
  • 25th Percentile: 56440
  • Median: 89730
  • 75th Percentile: 109560
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 102850
  • Median Salary 2007: 73060
  • Median Salary 2008: 76835
  • Median Salary 2009: 83285
  • Median Salary 2010: 89730
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Louisiana vs National Physics Employment

Louisiana vs National Physics Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 0.178% (30)

Physics Schools in Louisiana

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1. 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 heart of downtown. It offers two physics programs. Of those, UNO offers one physics degree at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level in physics. It is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana.

2. Grambling State University

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

Grambling State University offers one program in physics. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering physics.

3. 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 it offers one physics program. This school is a historically black 4-year institution.

4. The Xavier University of Louisiana

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

The Xavier University of Louisiana, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is in New Orleans, LA and Xavier offers one program in physics. XULA is a historically black 4-year institution.

5. 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 physics programs. More specifically, this university offers one physics degree at the bachelor's level to students, one degree at the master's level in physics, and one doctorate level degree in physics. Louisiana State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana. Louisiana State University is the third oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in physics.

6. Louisiana Tech University

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

Louisiana Tech University offers two programs in physics. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in physics by it and one physics degree at the master's level. Tech is in Ruston, LA. Overall, 11,743 students pursue degrees in 126 Tech programs. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering physics.

7. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

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

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is in town of Natchitoches, Louisiana and it offers one physics program. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks seventh in the state of Louisiana.

8. The University of Louisiana - Lafayette

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

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown. UL Lafayette offers two programs in physics. Specifically, UL Lafayette offers students one physics degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level physics degree. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

9. Southern University and A & M College

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

Southern University and A & M College Offers two programs in physics. More specifically, this university offers students one bachelor's level physics degree and one master's level degree in physics. SU, which is 5.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Baton Rouge, LA. 6,897 students pursue degrees in 85 Southern University and A & M College programs, overall. This university ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Louisiana.

10. 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 heart of downtown, is located in Shreveport, LA and Centenary offers one physics program. 904 students seek degrees in 43 Centenary College of Louisiana programs, overall. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering physics programs.

11. Loyola University - New Orleans

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

Loyola University-New Orleans is near the center of the city and Loyola offers one program in physics. 4,772 students seek degrees in 78 Loyola programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering physics.

12. McNeese State University

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

McNeese State University is a public 4-year institution, founded in 1939. McNeese, which is near the center of the city, is in Lake Charles, LA. This school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Louisiana. Students are offered two certificates, five degrees at the associates level, 55 degrees at the bachelors level, and 18 degrees at the masters level by this school. 8,935 students pursued degrees from the 65 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including biology and management. This school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

13. 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 and it offers one physics program. 4,498 students pursue degrees in 50 LSU Shreveport programs, overall.

14. Southeastern Louisiana University

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

Southeastern Louisiana University offers one physics program and this school is located in Hammond, LA. Southeastern is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

15. The Tulane University of Louisiana

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

The Tulane University of Louisiana offers three physics programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in physics by TU, one degree at the master's level in physics, and one doctorate level degree in physics. Tulane, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in New Orleans, LA. This research university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana. TU is the second biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering physics in terms of programs.