Does the idea of studying graduate programs in New Orleans excite you? New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana and is located in the southeast part of the state. At one point, New Orleans has belonged to Spain, France, and the United States. New Orleans is typically known for Mardi Gras- a spectacular festival/week of carnival that's held before the beginning of Lent. The city is a very popular tourist attraction and is known for being the birthplace of Jazz and for their signature menu items, like Beignets and Cajun food.
The manufacturing industry is a significant part of the economy, with petroleum, petrochemical, shipbuilding, and aerospace industries playing a large role as well. It also is home to one of the United States' biggest ports. The city has the highest number of historic districts and is home to the largest enclosed arena in the world, the Superdome. If you enjoy gambling, you may already know that New Orleans is widely considered to be the birthplace of poker and craps.
As of a 2013 estimate, New Orleans had a population of 378,715. This is a 10.1% change from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013. 33.7% of the population has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the median household income is $37,146. The median age of residents is 34.6.
If you're thinking of studying in the "Crescent City", take a look at the graduate programs below.