Education in Louisiana
Louisiana has a 72% high school graduation rate and a 2.5% dropout rate. Although the graduation rate is 7% below the countrys average graduation rate, they do have a lower dropout rate compared to the nation as a whole. There are over 627 high schools in Louisiana with the most populated school containing 2,383 students.
Advanced Degrees in Louisiana
When it comes to higher education, Louisiana is a staple for diversity. They house nearly 37 public colleges, 16 private colleges, 4 not-for-profit universities, and 10 religious colleges. Close to 25% of Louisianas adult population received a Bachelors degree or higher. There is a high concentration of students who majored in Petroleum Engineering last year. Other prominent areas of study within the state include:
– Biomedical Sciences