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Writing Schools in Louisiana

There are four schools in the state of Louisiana offering writing programs. 39 students graduated from programs at Louisiana writing schools in 2010. 20 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 15 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 42 students graduate from programs in Louisiana in writing each year. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in writing, 15 with a bachelor's level degree, and 20 with a degree at the master's level.

Four writing schools are located in this southern state. Of these, while three schools are public, one school is private. While tuition at a private writing school is $31,754, tuition at a public writing school varies from $3,987 to $5,764.

Average tuition for writing programs is $10,502. The highest tuition for writing programs, which is $31,754 every year, is at Loyola University-New Orleans, while the lowest tuition in Louisiana, which is $3,987 per year, is at McNeese State University.

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

Writing Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

On average, 42 students graduate from programs in Louisiana in writing each year. Of those, four students graduated with certificates in writing, 15 with a bachelor's level degree, and 20 with a degree at the master's level.

Writing Program Completions in Louisiana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 2
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 9
  • Certificate 2009: 5
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Bachelor 2006: 23
  • Bachelor 2007: 32
  • Bachelor 2008: 25
  • Bachelor 2009: 18
  • Bachelor 2010: 15
  • Master 2006: 9
  • Master 2007: 15
  • Master 2008: 11
  • Master 2009: 9
  • Master 2010: 20
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 0
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 0

Writing Program Availability in Louisiana

Louisiana schools offer a total of five writing programs. Of these programs, approximately 40% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Writing Program Availability in Louisiana

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 2
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36240
  • 25th Percentile: 42730
  • Median: 49630
  • 75th Percentile: 61050
  • 90th Percentile: 75690

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

Copy Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18340
  • 25th Percentile: 25350
  • Median: 40670
  • 75th Percentile: 59320
  • 90th Percentile: 76020

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47320
  • Median Salary 2007: 44680
  • Median Salary 2008: 48380
  • Median Salary 2009: 49380
  • Median Salary 2010: 49630
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

Copy Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40410
  • Median Salary 2007: 38430
  • Median Salary 2008: 37860
  • Median Salary 2009: 37570
  • Median Salary 2010: 40670
  • Total Employed 2006: 330
  • Total Employed 2007: 340
  • Total Employed 2008: 420
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Louisiana vs National Writing Employment

Louisiana vs National Writing Employment

  • Employed in Louisiana: 0.577% (490)

Writing Schools in Louisiana

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1. 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 two writing programs. Specifically, students are offered one writing degree at the master's level by LSU and one writing degree at the doctorate level. LSU, which is near the center of the city, is in Baton Rouge, LA. 29,451 students pursue degrees in 207 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this university is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering writing.

2. Louisiana Tech University

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

Louisiana Tech University is in Ruston, LA and this university offers one program in writing. 11,743 students pursue degrees in 126 Tech programs, overall. In terms of programs, this medium-sized university is the biggest institution in the state of Louisiana offering writing.

3. Louisiana College

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

Louisiana College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1906. It is located in the suburbs of Pineville, Louisiana. This liberal arts college offers one associates level degree, 60 degrees at the bachelors level, and one masters level degree to students. In 2010, 1,893 students sought degrees from the 62 programs at LC. It offers subjects such as english and liberal arts. LC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 5 liberal arts colleges in Louisiana.

4. Loyola University - New Orleans

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

Loyola University-New Orleans is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in writing. This mid-sized school is the second largest institution in the state of Louisiana offering writing in terms of programs.

5. McNeese State University

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

McNeese State University, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lake Charles, LA and it offers one writing program. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana. McNeese is the second oldest institution in the state of Louisiana offering programs in writing.