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Science Schools in Louisiana

There are 26 schools in the state of Louisiana offering science programs. 2,235 students graduated with degrees from Louisiana science schools in 2010. 1,660 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 355 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

2,210 students graduate from programs in this state in science, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of science students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 53 students graduated with a degree in science at the associate's level, 1,660 with a bachelor's level degree, 355 with a master's level degree, and 167 with a doctorate level degree.

26 science schools are in this state. And of these, eight schools are private, while 18 schools are public. While private science school tuition varies from $8,139 to $41,884, tuition at a public science school varies from $3,360 to $5,764.

Average tuition for programs in science is $10,370. The lowest tuition in Louisiana, which is $3,360 per year, is at Southern University at New Orleans, while the highest tuition for science programs, which is $41,884 every year, is at the Tulane University of Louisiana.

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

Science Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

2,210 students graduate from programs in this state in science, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of science students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 53 students graduated with a degree in science at the associate's level, 1,660 with a bachelor's level degree, 355 with a master's level degree, and 167 with a doctorate level degree.

Science Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 5
  • Associate 2008: 6
  • Associate 2009: 52
  • Associate 2010: 53
  • Bachelor 2006: 1548
  • Bachelor 2007: 1683
  • Bachelor 2008: 1686
  • Bachelor 2009: 1681
  • Bachelor 2010: 1660
  • Master 2006: 265
  • Master 2007: 328
  • Master 2008: 337
  • Master 2009: 261
  • Master 2010: 355
  • Doctorate 2006: 103
  • Doctorate 2007: 127
  • Doctorate 2008: 156
  • Doctorate 2009: 158
  • Doctorate 2010: 167

Science Program Availability in Louisiana

Louisiana schools offer a total of 188 programs in science. Of these programs, around 45.2% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Science Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 85
  • Master: 52
  • Doctorate: 47

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 69000
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56000
  • 25th Percentile: 74620
  • Median: 99780
  • 75th Percentile: 136480
  • 90th Percentile: 166400

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35060
  • 25th Percentile: 43240
  • Median: 53580
  • 75th Percentile: 69520
  • 90th Percentile: 89270

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45440
  • 25th Percentile: 57480
  • Median: 75800
  • 75th Percentile: 98990
  • 90th Percentile: 126640

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31620
  • 25th Percentile: 50210
  • Median: 73400
  • 75th Percentile: 90020
  • 90th Percentile: 106360

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38510
  • 25th Percentile: 42430
  • Median: 49700
  • 75th Percentile: 60020
  • 90th Percentile: 70210

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 57420
  • 25th Percentile: 75680
  • Median: 89450
  • 75th Percentile: 103330
  • 90th Percentile: 125100

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47460
  • 25th Percentile: 59310
  • Median: 71110
  • 75th Percentile: 82560
  • 90th Percentile: 89460

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28920
  • 25th Percentile: 56830
  • Median: 95010
  • 75th Percentile: 116040
  • 90th Percentile: 130170

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48370
  • 25th Percentile: 56190
  • Median: 65060
  • 75th Percentile: 80280
  • 90th Percentile: 97200

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38340
  • 25th Percentile: 52580
  • Median: 73050
  • 75th Percentile: 97120
  • 90th Percentile: 116670

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25070
  • 25th Percentile: 26790
  • Median: 29660
  • 75th Percentile: 55350
  • 90th Percentile: 75670

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

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

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53100
  • 25th Percentile: 60630
  • Median: 71100
  • 75th Percentile: 87170
  • 90th Percentile: 98180

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51970
  • 25th Percentile: 65030
  • Median: 84670
  • 75th Percentile: 106360
  • 90th Percentile: 137370

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41790
  • 25th Percentile: 53790
  • Median: 68810
  • 75th Percentile: 84850
  • 90th Percentile: 106360

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38790
  • 25th Percentile: 49030
  • Median: 63150
  • 75th Percentile: 74620
  • 90th Percentile: 95450

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66730
  • Median Salary 2007: 70600
  • Median Salary 2008: 66120
  • Median Salary 2009: 67330
  • Median Salary 2010: 69000
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37850
  • Median Salary 2007: 40190
  • Median Salary 2008: 44010
  • Median Salary 2009: 48950
  • Median Salary 2010: 49700
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57710
  • Median Salary 2007: 60860
  • Median Salary 2008: 64600
  • Median Salary 2009: 64410
  • Median Salary 2010: 68810
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58260
  • Median Salary 2007: 62690
  • Median Salary 2008: 71060
  • Median Salary 2009: 74800
  • Median Salary 2010: 75800
  • Total Employed 2006: 2120
  • Total Employed 2007: 2610
  • Total Employed 2008: 3740
  • Total Employed 2009: 4120
  • Total Employed 2010: 3530

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51010
  • Median Salary 2007: 57910
  • Median Salary 2008: 69560
  • Median Salary 2009: 72120
  • Median Salary 2010: 73400
  • Total Employed 2006: 2150
  • Total Employed 2007: 2000
  • Total Employed 2008: 1600
  • Total Employed 2009: 1610
  • Total Employed 2010: 1420

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 72150
  • Median Salary 2007: 75070
  • Median Salary 2008: 76630
  • Median Salary 2009: 78900
  • Median Salary 2010: 99780
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55980
  • Median Salary 2007: 61400
  • Median Salary 2008: 66860
  • Median Salary 2009: 83080
  • Median Salary 2010: 95010
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61020
  • Median Salary 2007: 64315
  • Median Salary 2008: 67610
  • Median Salary 2009: 69110
  • Median Salary 2010: 65060
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 255
  • Total Employed 2008: 280
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 370

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63540
  • Median Salary 2007: 63750
  • Median Salary 2008: 66910
  • Median Salary 2009: 66410
  • Median Salary 2010: 73050
  • Total Employed 2006: 890
  • Total Employed 2007: 1050
  • Total Employed 2008: 1220
  • Total Employed 2009: 1060
  • Total Employed 2010: 950

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53690
  • Median Salary 2007: 58720
  • Median Salary 2008: 63730
  • Median Salary 2009: 67690
  • Median Salary 2010: 63150
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37150
  • Median Salary 2007: 60150
  • Median Salary 2008: 61060
  • Median Salary 2009: 66910
  • Median Salary 2010: 29660
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

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

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69940
  • Median Salary 2007: 76580
  • Median Salary 2008: 79120
  • Median Salary 2009: 83370
  • Median Salary 2010: 71100
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75120
  • Median Salary 2007: 89150
  • Median Salary 2008: 85035
  • Median Salary 2009: 80920
  • Median Salary 2010: 84670
  • Total Employed 2006: 1200
  • Total Employed 2007: 890
  • Total Employed 2008: 580
  • Total Employed 2009: 680
  • Total Employed 2010: 640

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51690
  • Median Salary 2007: 48150
  • Median Salary 2008: 49880
  • Median Salary 2009: 51630
  • Median Salary 2010: 53580
  • Total Employed 2006: 1300
  • Total Employed 2007: 1200
  • Total Employed 2008: 1190
  • Total Employed 2009: 1500
  • Total Employed 2010: 1570

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60480
  • Median Salary 2007: 65960
  • Median Salary 2008: 68020
  • Median Salary 2009: 69850
  • Median Salary 2010: 71110
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 76760
  • Median Salary 2007: 80080
  • Median Salary 2008: 83040
  • Median Salary 2009: 87880
  • Median Salary 2010: 89450
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Louisiana vs National Science Employment

Louisiana vs National Science Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 1.292% (9300)

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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 5.2 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in science. This school offers students two science degrees at the bachelor's level. This school is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

2. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223
(504) 568-4808

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans offers 19 programs in science. Of those, students are offered nine degrees at the master's level in science by it and ten doctorate level science degrees. It is near the heart of downtown. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school 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 five programs in science. Of those, students are offered four bachelor's level degrees in science by this public school and one degree at the master's level in science. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

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 setting and LSU Alexandria offers one program in science. It is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in Louisiana.

5. The University of New Orleans

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

The University of New Orleans is near the center of the city. UNO offers ten science programs. Out of those, this university offers students four bachelor's level degrees in science, four master's level science degrees, and two doctorate level degrees in science. Overall, 11,276 students pursue degrees in 108 University of New Orleans programs. This university is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering science in terms of programs.

6. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA 71103
(318) 675-5408

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport is near the heart of downtown. This school offers ten science programs. More specifically, this public school offers students five degrees at the master's level in science and five doctorate level science degrees. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana.

7. Grambling State University

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

Grambling State University offers three science programs. Grambling offers students three bachelor's level degrees in science. This school is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

8. Southern University at Shreveport

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

Southern University at Shreveport, which is just a few miles from Shreveport, is located in a rural area. It offers two science programs. Students are offered two degrees at the associate's level in science by it. This school is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering science.

9. Dillard University

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

Dillard University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA. Dillard offers three programs in science. It offers three bachelor's level science degrees to students. 1,187 students seek degrees in 46 programs at this school, overall.

10. 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 located in New Orleans, LA. Xavier offers six science programs. XULA offers six bachelor's level degrees in science to students. Xavier is a historically black 4-year institution. This liberal arts college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering science in terms of programs.

11. 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 near the heart of downtown, is in Baton Rouge, LA. This university offers 29 programs in science. More specifically, LSU offers students nine bachelor's level degrees in science, ten master's level science degrees, and ten doctorate level degrees in science. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, Louisiana State University is the second biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering science.

12. Louisiana Tech University

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

Louisiana Tech University is in Ruston, LA. This university offers seven programs in science. Out of those, LA Tech offers students four degrees at the bachelor's level in science and three degrees at the master's level in science. Tech is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana.

13. 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. It offers three science programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in science by this school. This school is a public 4-year institution.

14. The University of Louisiana - Lafayette

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

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette offers 11 science programs. Of those, students are offered six degrees at the bachelor's level in science by it, three master's level science degrees, and two science degrees at the doctorate level. This research university is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. It is one of 6 research universities in Louisiana. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering science in terms of programs.

15. Southern University and A & M College

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

Southern University and A & M College Offers eight programs in science. Of those, students are offered three science degrees at the bachelor's level by SU, three science degrees at the master's level, and two doctorate level degrees in science. SU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. Overall, 6,897 students seek degrees in 85 Southern University and A & M College programs.

16. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

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

Our Lady of Holy Cross College, which is 5.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New Orleans, LA. OLHCC offers three programs in science. Students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in science by it.

17. Louisiana College

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

Louisiana College is in the suburbs of Pineville, Louisiana. This school offers two programs in science. It offers two bachelor's level degrees in science to students. This school is a 4-year institution.

18. 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 located in Shreveport, LA. It offers seven science programs. This school offers students seven science degrees at the bachelor's level. Centenary is a 4-year institution. Centenary is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in science.

19. 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. It offers four programs in science. It offers students four science degrees at the bachelor's level. This mid-sized school is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Loyola is the eighth largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering science.

20. McNeese State University

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

McNeese State University, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Lake Charles, LA. It offers five science programs. Of those, McNeese offers students four science degrees at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in science. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

21. Nicholls State University

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

Nicholls State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Thibodaux, LA. It offers three programs in science. Out of those, Nicholls offers students two science degrees at the bachelor's level and one master's level science degree. Overall, 7,082 students seek degrees in 66 programs at this mid-sized school.

22. 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 center of the city, is located in Baton Rouge, LA. It offers two programs in science. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level degree in science by this school and one science degree at the bachelor's level. Overall, 1,860 students seek degrees in 25 Our Lady of the Lake College programs.

23. Louisiana State University - Shreveport

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

Louisiana State University-Shreveport, which is just a few miles from Shreveport, is in a rural setting. It offers four science programs. Students are offered four science degrees at the bachelor's level by this small school. Overall, 4,498 students seek degrees in 50 LSU Shreveport programs.

24. Southeastern Louisiana University

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

Southeastern Louisiana University offers four science programs. Of those, Southeastern offers students three bachelor's level degrees in science and one master's level science degree. It is located in Hammond, LA. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana.

25. Bossier Parish Community College

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

Bossier Parish Community College, which is just a few miles from Bossier City, is located in a rural area and this college offers one program in science. This community college is one of 9 community colleges in Louisiana. This college is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering science in terms of programs.

26. The Tulane University of Louisiana

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

The Tulane University of Louisiana offers 34 programs in science. Specifically, students are offered seven bachelor's level science degrees by it, 11 master's level science degrees, and 16 doctorate level science degrees. This mid-sized university, which is 3.3 miles from the center of the city, is in New Orleans, LA. This university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Louisiana.

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