Louisiana is home to almost 150 universities, trade and technical schools. Public colleges and universities in Louisiana include:
Associate, bachelor's and graduate degree programs are available at both public and private universities in Louisiana. MBA programs are available at 19 business schools in the state.
Tulane University, one of the most prestigious research universities in the U.S., offers more than 75 undergraduate majors. This private school is based in New Orleans and serves more than 13,000 students.
Louisiana Online allows students to access public Louisiana colleges that offer online and hybrid degree programs and courses. Louisiana participates in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA), which makes it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in other states. SARA is an agreement among member states, districts and territories that sets national standards for postsecondary distance education courses and programs.
LSU's Dual Enrollment (DE) Program allows high school students to take any of 39 LSU courses in participating high schools to earn LSU and high school credit at the same time. Louisiana's Transfer Degree Guarantee helps qualifying students transfer from a 2-year or community college to a public 4-year university in Louisiana.
For more information on the Board of Regents, State of Louisiana, see https://regents.la.gov/
|School||City||Total Enrollment||Institution Level||Avg. In-State Tuition & Fees||Number of Programs Offered|
|Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College||Baton Rouge||30,983||Four or more years||$11,950||228|
|University of Louisiana at Lafayette||Lafayette||17,123||Four or more years||$9,912||117|
|Southeastern Louisiana University||Hammond||14,298||Four or more years||$8,165||67|
|Delgado Community College||New Orleans||14,258||At least 2 but less than 4 years||$4,079||101|
|Tulane University of Louisiana||New Orleans||12,646||Four or more years||$54,820||245|
|Louisiana Tech University||Ruston||11,909||Four or more years||$9,645||128|
|Northwestern State University of Louisiana||Natchitoches||11,081||Four or more years||$7,922||87|
|University of Louisiana at Monroe||Monroe||9,291||Four or more years||$8,554||85|
|Baton Rouge Community College||Baton Rouge||8,242||At least 2 but less than 4 years||$4,221||64|
|University of New Orleans||New Orleans||8,151||Four or more years||$8,771||96|
|McNeese State University||Lake Charles||7,647||Four or more years||$7,860||66|
|Louisiana State University-Shreveport||Shreveport||7,036||Four or more years||$7,327||45|
|Southern University and A & M College||Baton Rouge||6,693||Four or more years||$9,122||91|
|Bossier Parish Community College||Bossier City||6,596||At least 2 but less than 4 years||$4,079||81|
|Nicholls State University||Thibodaux||6,453||Four or more years||$7,952||56|
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/