History Schools In Louisiana

There are 21 accredited history schools in Louisiana for faculty who teach history classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in history in the state of Louisiana, which encompasses history training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in History
  • Masters degree in History
  • PhD degree in History


Schools

  1. Centenary College of Louisiana

    2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, Louisiana 71134-1188

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  2. Dillard University

    2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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  3. Grambling State University

    403 Main Street, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

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  4. Louisiana State University at Alexandria

    8100 Hwy 71 South, Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-9121

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  5. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Louisiana State University-Shreveport

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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  7. Louisiana College

    1140 College Dr, Pineville, Louisiana 71359

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  8. Louisiana Tech University

    305 Wisteria, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

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  9. Loyola University New Orleans

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

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  10. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

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  11. University of New Orleans

    2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148

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  12. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  13. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  14. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  15. Our Lady of Holy Cross College

    4123 Woodland Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70131-7399

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  16. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  17. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  18. Southern University at New Orleans

    6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

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  19. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  20. Tulane University of Louisiana

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

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  21. Xavier University of Louisiana

    One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National History Employment

Louisiana 50
National 8,350

Approximately 1% of the country's history professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for History professionals In Louisiana

90 40 40 40 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

History is a shrinking field in Louisiana. There were 40 less history professionals working in Louisiana in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Louisiana, this field has shrunk by 44% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for history professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of history professionals working around the nation.

History VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$35,630 $40,720 $39,280 $42,120 $41,570
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to history professionals are growing in Louisiana. The mean salary for history professionals in 2006 was $35,630 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $41,570 per year.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$25,930
25th percentile
$32,490
50th percentile
$39,660
75th percentile
$47,340
90th percentile
$59,410

Thus, there was a 14% growth in history professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of history, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid history professionals earning 129% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Louisiana state.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Louisiana

History
$41,570
Liberal Arts
$54,690
Political Science
$69,670

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
21
master
7
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total30

As the number of history professionals is decreasing in Louisiana state, the number of students graduating from the 21 accredited history schools in Louisiana state is increasing. In 2006, 388 students graduated from history courses in Louisiana. And in 2010, 478 students graduated.

Thus there was a 23% percent increase in the number of history school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. A majority of these graduates, or 70%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in history.

History Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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