Louisiana contains eight schools that offer transportation programs. Louisiana Tech University, the highest-ranking transportation school in LA, has a total student population of 11,264 and is the 2023rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 transportation schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Louisiana Tech University comes out as the most expensive ($8,988/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus as the lowest recorded at only $6,113/yr.
Transportation students from Louisiana schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 590 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average yearly salary of $31,170. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this state earn $66,360/yr and there are 1,350 employed.
Also, within the transportation schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from transportation, 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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