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Theology Schools in Louisiana

There are six schools in the state of Louisiana offering theology programs. In 2010, 374 students graduated from programs at Louisiana theology schools. 288 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 37 students graduated with doctoral degrees.

Overview

On average, 381 students graduate from theology programs in Louisiana each year. This accounts for 1% of theology students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 32 students graduated with theology certificates, one with an associate's level degree, 16 with a bachelor's level degree, 288 with a master's level degree, and 37 with a doctorate level degree.

Six theology schools are located in Louisiana. And of these, six schools are private. Private theology school tuition varies from $5,858 to $31,754.

Average tuition for programs in theology is $18,960. While the highest tuition for theology programs, which is $31,754 per year, is at Loyola University-New Orleans, the lowest tuition in Louisiana is at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing theology.

Theology Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 381 students graduate from theology programs in Louisiana each year. This accounts for 1% of theology students who schools in the United States graduate. Specifically, 32 students graduated with theology certificates, one with an associate's level degree, 16 with a bachelor's level degree, 288 with a master's level degree, and 37 with a doctorate level degree.

Theology Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 88
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 77
  • Certificate 2009: 57
  • Certificate 2010: 32
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 21
  • Bachelor 2007: 14
  • Bachelor 2008: 9
  • Bachelor 2009: 23
  • Bachelor 2010: 16
  • Master 2006: 93
  • Master 2007: 133
  • Master 2008: 243
  • Master 2009: 323
  • Master 2010: 288
  • Doctorate 2006: 178
  • Doctorate 2007: 153
  • Doctorate 2008: 59
  • Doctorate 2009: 56
  • Doctorate 2010: 37

Theology Program Availability in Louisiana

Louisiana schools offer a total of 37 programs in theology. Of these programs, close to 35.1% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Theology Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 7
  • Master: 13
  • Doctorate: 7

Career Trends

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

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

Clergy — Salary by Percentile

Clergy — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19010
  • 25th Percentile: 30880
  • Median: 39980
  • 75th Percentile: 47810
  • 90th Percentile: 60080

Career Trends

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

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

Clergy — Employment Trend

Clergy — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39370
  • Median Salary 2007: 42690
  • Median Salary 2008: 44740
  • Median Salary 2009: 42290
  • Median Salary 2010: 39980
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 250

Louisiana vs National Theology Employment

Louisiana vs National Theology Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 0.577% (370)

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1. The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

3939 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70126
(504) 282-4455

The New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary is near the center of the city. NOBTS offers 23 programs in theology. Specifically, students are offered seven certificates in theology by this specialized school, one associate's level theology degree, one bachelor's level theology degree, seven master's level theology degrees, and seven doctorate level degrees in theology. 2,890 students seek degrees in 26 programs at this school, overall. This school is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering theology in terms of programs.

2. Notre Dame Seminary Graduate School of Theology

2901 South Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-4391
(504) 866-7426

Notre Dame Seminary Graduate School of Theology offers two programs in theology. Students are offered two master's level degrees in theology by NDS. This school, which is 2.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in New Orleans, LA.

3. 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 in New Orleans, LA. Xavier offers two programs in theology. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level theology degree by it and one master's level theology degree. XULA is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in Louisiana. This liberal arts college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering theology in terms of programs.

4. 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 theology programs. Out of those, OLHCC offers one bachelor's level degree in theology to students and one theology degree at the master's level. OLHCC, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New Orleans, LA. It is a 4-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering theology programs.

5. Louisiana College

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

Louisiana College is in the suburbs of Pineville, Louisiana. It offers four theology programs. LC offers students four theology degrees at the bachelor's level. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering theology.

6. The Centenary College of Louisiana

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

Founded in 1825, the Centenary College of Louisiana is a 4-year institution. Centenary, which is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Shreveport, LA. It is the oldest institution in the state of Louisiana. It offers 40 degrees at the bachelors level and three masters level degrees to students. 904 students pursued degrees from the 41 programs at this liberal arts college in 2010. It offers subjects including psychology and accounting. This liberal arts college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in Louisiana.

7. Loyola University - New Orleans

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

Loyola University-New Orleans is 3.2 miles from the heart of downtown. Loyola offers four theology programs. Out of those, students are offered two theology certificates by Loyola and two theology degrees at the master's level. It is a 4-year institution. This medium-sized school is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering theology.