Criminology Schools In Louisiana

Louisiana has 2 accredited criminology schools where criminology faculty who teach criminology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminology academic community in Louisiana, and the future trends in criminology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Criminology
  • Masters degree in Criminology


  1. Loyola University New Orleans

    6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

    4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70131-7399

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Criminology Employment

Louisiana 3,400
National 204,250

Of all of the criminology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Louisiana

3,140 3,080 2,960 3,260 3,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, criminology is a growing field. There were 260 more criminology professionals working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of criminology has grown by 8% in Louisiana. This growth is faster than the change in the number of criminology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$41,825 $44,090 $44,255 $46,205 $49,080
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to criminology professionals are growing in Louisiana. Criminology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $41,825 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $49,080 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Louisiana

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This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of criminology. The pay differential between the highest paid criminology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 198%

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

Criminology professionals in Louisiana earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Louisiana


As the number of criminology professionals is increasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited criminology schools in Louisiana state is also increasing. In 2006, 4 students graduated from criminology courses in Louisiana. And in 2010, 55 students graduated.

Thus there was a 1275% percent increase in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. 67% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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