Colleges in Louisiana are mainly around Baton Rouge, the state capital. There are also religious seminaries, private colleges, and four year universities. Let’s look at some NCES stats about the Bayou state:
Salary BreakdownAccording to the College Scorecard tells us alums from Louisiana State University earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is $77,300. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Louisiana is $42,660. You do the math!
According to the College Scorecard tells us alums from Louisiana State University earn the highest average salary. 10 years after graduating, the average salary is $77,300. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Louisiana is $42,660. You do the math!
Louisiana offers a savings plan to cover your future college expenses. The START Saving Program is a 529 savings plan. Your funds could cover tuition, books, computer, campus fees, room and board.
The START program has many tax advantages. More importantly, your investments are exempt from federal and state income taxes. Additionally, Louisiana residents can receive many state tax deductions. The Louisiana state government will also match up to 14% of deposits per year. Many other states such as Texas offer own 529 savings plan for college.
Louisiana is a also member in the Academic Common Market program. Students can enroll in an out of state college that offers their degree program. Students may pay the school's in state tuition rate. For example, if you attend college in Texas, then you will pay for Texas' in-state tuition. Other participating states are Mississippi and Arkansas.
According to the NCES in 2017-2018, the average tuition and fees in a four year public university are $8,188. In comparison, a private four year college's tuition and fees are $23,659. Check out Louisiana's tuition programs to help save for college!
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Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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