How much money do Louisiana College graduates make and which majors earn the most upon graduating? Six years after enrolling, alumni who are working have average earnings of $35,400 per year. After ten years, graduates earn $45,600 on average.
In terms of specific areas of study, the following is a ranking of degree programs by the median first-year starting salaries for Louisiana College graduates.
The undergraduate degree which initially pays the highest is Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing with a median starting salary of $59,000 followed by Health and Physical Education/Fitness paying $36,500 .
Looking at post-graduate and doctorate students, those completing the Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree) program rank first with a median initial income of $42,600 .
Note about salary data: First year earnings data are aggregated by the US Department of Education and analyzes IRS reported income for Louisiana College graduates who received federal financial aid in the form of grants or loans. Not all graduates or fields of study are represented as data for some degree programs are omitted for privacy purposes.
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (Bachelorís Degree)||$59,000|
|Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods (Master's Degree)||$42,600|
|Health and Physical Education/Fitness (Bachelorís Degree)||$36,500|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159568 IPEDS survey and College Scorecard data for Louisiana College.