Design Schools In Louisiana

Louisiana has 17 accredited design schools where design faculty who teach design classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design training in Louisiana, which includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design


Schools

  1. Capital Area Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus

    3250 North Acadian Thruway East, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805

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  2. Bossier Parish Community College

    6220 East Texas, Bossier City, Louisiana 71111-6922

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  3. Delgado Community College

    615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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  4. Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus

    1101 Bertrand Dr, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506-4909

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  5. Louisiana College

    1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359

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  6. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Loyola University New Orleans

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

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  8. Northwest Louisiana Technical College

    814 Constable Street, Minden, Louisiana 71055-0000

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  9. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  10. Sowela Technical Community College

    3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70616

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  11. Southern University at Shreveport

    3050 Martin Luther King Dr, Shreveport, Louisiana 71107

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  12. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  13. Tulane University of Louisiana

    6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Delta College of Arts & Technology

    7380 Exchange Place, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806-1529

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  15. University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus

    One Galleria Blvd. Suite 725, Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2082

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  16. ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose

    140 James Drive East, Saint Rose, Louisiana 70087

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  17. ITT Technical Institute-Baton Rouge

    14141 Airline Highway, Suite 101, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70817

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Design Employment

Louisiana 3,700
National 370,320

Of all of the design professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Louisiana.

Employment Growth for Design professionals In Louisiana

3,390 3,390 3,600 3,570 3,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Design is a growing field in Louisiana. 310 more design professionals were working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of design has grown by 9% in Louisiana. This growth is faster than the change in the number of design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of design professionals has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Design VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$39,844 $44,540 $43,698 $48,290 $44,074
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to design professionals are growing in Louisiana. Design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $39,844 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $44,074 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$22,763
25th percentile
$29,324
50th percentile
$40,197
75th percentile
$54,764
90th percentile
$69,331

Thus, there was a 10% growth in design professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of design. The pay differential between the highest paid design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 205%

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Computer Animation
$0
Design
$44,074
Drafting
$50,418
Game Design
$65,115
Graphic Design
$37,630
Industrial Design
$0
Interior Design
$50,610
Visual Communications
$43,798
Web Design
$37,630

Design professionals in Louisiana earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
9
bachelor
9
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
12
Total30

The number of students graduating from the 17 accredited design schools in Louisiana is increasing. In Louisiana, there were 112 graduates in 2006. And there were 205 graduates from design courses in 2010.

This represents a 83% increase in the number of design degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned an undergraduate certificate in design.

Design Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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