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New Orleans Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

New Orleans Colleges and Schools

Colleges in New Orleans, Louisiana

There are at least 15 colleges in New Orleans, listed and described below. These schools represent 51,876 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 46,370 full-time students, and a reported 8,643 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Delgado Community College, University of New Orleans, Tulane University of Louisiana and Loyola University New Orleans. For a prestigious selective school, you might want to look at Tulane University of Louisiana or Loyola University New Orleans.

We also provide an extensive list of Louisiana Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • New Orleans is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in New Orleans.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in New Orleans.

New Orleans Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Cameron College
2740 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70119

  • Programs: medical office assistant, phlebotomy, medical coding, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 9 students, 88 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Crescent City Bartending School
209 N. Broad
New Orleans, LA 70119

  • Programs: bartending, personal and culinary services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 227 students, 3,762 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

Delgado Community College
615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, general studies, business, accounting technology, automobile mechanics, licensed practical nurse, radiographer, criminal justice and police
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 13,210 students, 9,349 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Eastern College of Health Vocations Metairie
201 Evans Rd. Bldg 400
New Orleans, LA 70123

  • Programs: medical assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 118 students, 101 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Our Lady of Holy Cross College
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131-7399

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, education, health professions, general studies, biology, business management, educational admin and supervision, marriage and family therapy
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,298 students, 974 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

Southern University at New Orleans
6801 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: social work, criminal justice and safety, general studies, business management, psychology, substance abuse counseling, computer science, education courses
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,648 students, 2,371 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Stevensons Academy of Hair Design
401 Opelousas Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70114

  • Programs: cosmetology, barber, manicurist, aesthetician and skin care, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 95 students, 214 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Colleges in New Orleans with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: biology, mass communication, psychology, registered nursing, public health, accounting, political science, sociology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 956 students, 934 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 803 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 310-560. Math: 400-560.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, medicine, dentistry, nurse anesthetist, dental hygienist, physical therapy, occupational therapy, clinical lab tech
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 2,234 students, 1,341 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 466 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Loyola University New Orleans
6363 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-6143

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: law, various nursing, communication studies, psychology, theology and religious vocations, marketing, political science, criminology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 4,360 students, 3,205 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,381 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 560-660. Math: 520-630.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
3939 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70126

  • Programs: ministry, Christian studies, religious education, pastoral counseling, religious music, missionary studies, theology, bible studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,036 students, 1,517 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 290 student capacity.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare.

Notre Dame Seminary Graduate School of Theology
2901 South Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-4391

  • Programs: ministry, theology
  • Degrees/Certificates: First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 109 students, 110 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 130 student capacity.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services.

Tulane University of Louisiana
6823 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: finance, law, medicine, psychology, architecture, anatomical sciences, history, English
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 10,125 students, 9,708 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 3,400 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 630-720. Math: 630-700. Writing: 630-720.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, general studies, psychology, biology, accounting, communication studies, marketing, finance
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 11,363 students, 9,350 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 740 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 470-600. Math: 490-660. Writing: 460-550.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Xavier University of Louisiana
One Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125-1098

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: pharmacy, biology, psychology, chemistry, political science, mass communication, accounting, community health services
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 3,088 students, 3,346 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,433 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 410-530. Math: 400-520. Writing: 410-520.
  • Flexibility: AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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