Louisiana contains two schools that offer wedding planning programs. Southern University at Shreveport, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in LA, has a total student population of 3,014 and is the 5225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 wedding planning schools in Louisiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delgado Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,925/yr), with Southern University at Shreveport as the lowest recorded at only $7,027/yr.
Wedding Planning students from Louisiana schools who go on to become wedding planners, event planners, wedding consultants, bridal consultants, 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, Travel agents make on average $32,450 per year and there are about 76,990 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Louisiana alone, there are 360 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $25,960. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $40,130/yr and there are 280 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from wedding 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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