Louisiana contains two schools that offer event planning programs. University of New Orleans, the highest-ranking event planning school in LA, has a total student population of 11,724 and is the 3662nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 event planning schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern University at Shreveport comes out as the most expensive ($7,027/yr), with University of New Orleans as the lowest recorded at only $6,359/yr.
Event Planning students from Louisiana schools who go on to become event planners, wedding planners, event managers, production planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 32,970 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $97,580. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $40,130/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the event planning schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from event planning, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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