Political Science Schools In Louisiana

Political Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 18 accredited political science schools in Louisiana. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the political science academic community in Louisiana, and the future trends in political science training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Political Science
  • Masters degree in Political Science
  • PhD degree in Political Science


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 and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

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

    One University Place, Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399

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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. McNeese State University

    4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

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  9. University of New Orleans

    2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148

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  10. Nicholls State University

    University Station La Hwy 1, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310

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  11. University of Louisiana Monroe

    700 University Avenue, Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000

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  12. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

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  13. Southeastern Louisiana University

    548 Western Ave., Hammond, Louisiana 70402

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  14. Southern University and A & M College

    Southern Branch Post Office, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813

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  15. Southern University at New Orleans

    6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

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  16. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

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  17. Tulane University of Louisiana

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

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Xavier University of Louisiana

    One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125-1098

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Political Science Employment

Louisiana 160
National 20,400

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

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Louisiana

No data 110 120 140 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

No data $58,130 $62,660 $60,940 $69,670
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Louisiana

10th percentile
$34,950
25th percentile
$47,480
50th percentile
$66,350
75th percentile
$83,470
90th percentile
$107,510

Within the field of political science, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid political science professionals earning 208% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Louisiana state.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Communications
$35,861
International Business
$79,847
Political Science
$69,670
Public Administration
$76,812

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

Educational Trends

Political Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Louisiana

associate
0
bachelor
19
master
2
doctor
3
Certificate
0
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The number of students graduating from the 18 accredited political science schools in Louisiana is decreasing. In 2006, 480 students graduated from political science courses in Louisiana. And in 2010, 418 students graduated.

Thus there was a 13% percent decrease in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. Most of these graduates, or 79%, earned a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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