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26 Colleges
3,079 Yearly Graduations
$44,256 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,776 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly teaching graduations, Louisiana is ranked #34 in the country with 3,079 degrees handed out in 2019. Louisiana colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $11,064 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $15,036 per year.

An estimated 52% of college students in Louisiana take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,944 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
815 Yearly Degrees
$11,962 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is 31,756, of which 25,826 students are undergraduates and of those, 22,726 are full-time. It takes the average Louisiana State University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,626 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,200 during the early-career years.

#2

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
389 Yearly Degrees
$10,382 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,933 students at UL Lafayette in total, 14,603 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 11,929 are full-time. It takes the average UL Lafayette undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

About 51% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,109 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UL Lafayette is $32,800.

#3

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
291 Yearly Degrees
$9,615 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,289 undergraduates at Louisiana Tech, of which 8,131 are full-time, and there are 11,510 students altogether. For undergraduates at Louisiana Tech, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,633 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Louisiana Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
257 Yearly Degrees
$8,768 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,825 undergraduates at NSU, of which 6,340 are full-time, and there are 10,900 students altogether. It takes the average NSU undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,921 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NSU is $30,700.

#5

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
208 Yearly Degrees
$8,329 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,220 students at Southeastern in total, 13,257 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,248 are full-time. For undergraduates at Southeastern, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

49% of Southeastern students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,869 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeastern is $31,500.

Public Public vs. Private
176 Yearly Degrees
$7,327 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,577 undergraduates at Louisiana State University - Shreveport, of which 1,728 are full-time, and there are 8,579 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Louisiana State University - Shreveport is 4.8 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,714 a year. Louisiana State University - Shreveport has a 8.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Louisiana State University - Shreveport is $32,800.

#7

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
160 Yearly Degrees
$7,898 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,906 undergraduates at Nicholls State University, of which 4,975 are full-time, and there are 6,491 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Nicholls State University is 4.7 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,142 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nicholls State University is $33,600.

Public Public vs. Private
126 Yearly Degrees
$8,974 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,948 undergraduates at ULM, of which 4,761 are full-time, and there are 8,673 students altogether. For undergraduates at ULM, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,024 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,600 during the early-career years.

#8

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
126 Yearly Degrees
$8,102 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,663 undergraduates at McNeese, of which 5,407 are full-time, and there are 7,295 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at McNeese is 4.6 years.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 35% of students at McNeese take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,954 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,600 during the early-career years.

#10

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
112 Yearly Degrees
$9,072 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of New Orleans is 8,231, of which 6,713 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,905 are full-time. It takes the average UNO undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at UNO take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,077 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,500 during the early-career years.

#11

Louisiana College

Pineville, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
88 Yearly Degrees
$17,500 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 999 undergraduates at Louisiana College, of which 890 are full-time, and there are 1,224 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Louisiana College is 4.4 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 60% are men and 40% are women.

Roughly 69% of students at Louisiana College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,794 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Louisiana College is $33,400.

#12

University of Holy Cross

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees
$14,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 775 undergraduates at UHC, of which 382 are full-time, and there are 1,102 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 46%. Of the accepted students, 19% are men and 81% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,250 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UHC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Grambling State University

Grambling, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
56 Yearly Degrees
$7,683 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,153 undergraduates at GSU, of which 3,813 are full-time, and there are 5,232 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

About 43% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 94% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,975 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from GSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
42 Yearly Degrees
$25,055 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,530 undergraduates at XULA, of which 2,424 are full-time, and there are 3,325 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at XULA is 4.5 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 24% of accepted students are men, and 76% are women.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,061 a year. XULA has a 7.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from XULA is $29,900.

#15

Southern University and A & M College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
40 Yearly Degrees
$9,141 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,140 students at Southern University and A & M College in total, 6,324 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,875 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Southern University and A & M College is 5.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 45%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Approximately 85% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,273 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,300 during the early-career years.

#16

Louisiana State University - Alexandria

Alexandria, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
28 Yearly Degrees
$6,758 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,381 students at Louisiana State University - Alexandria in total, 1,893 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Louisiana State University - Alexandria undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 31%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at Louisiana State University - Alexandria take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,832 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Louisiana State University - Alexandria is $30,000.

#17

Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees
$7,169 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southern University at New Orleans is 2,309, of which 1,894 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,383 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

This a very selective school with only 25% of students getting accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,357 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SUNO with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Centenary College of Louisiana

Shreveport, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$37,310 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 574 students at Centenary Louisiana in total, 549 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 541 are full-time. It takes the average Centenary Louisiana undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 69% of students at Centenary Louisiana take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,491 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,200 during the early-career years.

#19

Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
12 Yearly Degrees
$40,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Loyola University New Orleans is 4,367, of which 3,172 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,876 are full-time. For undergraduates at Loyola New Orleans, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,386 a year. Loyola New Orleans has a 6.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,700 during the early-career years.

#19

Delgado Community College

New Orleans, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
12 Yearly Degrees
$4,079 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Delgado Community College is 14,140, which includes 4,864 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

47% of Delgado Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,169 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Delgado Community College is $25,300.

#19

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
12 Yearly Degrees
$56,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,923 students at Tulane in total, 7,980 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,260 are full-time. It takes the average Tulane undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

This a very selective school with only 21% of students getting accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 28% of students at Tulane take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,544 a year. Tulane has a 3.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Tulane is $42,800.

#22

Bossier Parish Community College

Bossier City, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$4,156 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bossier Parish Community College is 6,460, which includes 3,259 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Roughly 41% of students at Bossier Parish Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,927 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bossier Parish Community College is $22,800.

#22

Baton Rouge Community College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$4,221 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Baton Rouge Community College is 8,116, which includes 3,832 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 28% of students at BRCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,272 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BRCC is $24,700.

#24

Nunez Community College

Chalmette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$4,175 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,122 students at Nunez Community College in total, 890 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 54% of students at Nunez Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,877 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Nunez Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

River Parishes Community College

Gonzales, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$4,079 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,376 full-time undergraduates at River Parishes Community College, and 3,232 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Roughly 39% of students at River Parishes Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,859 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,900 during the early-career years.

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