Colleges Near New Orleans

Colleges and universities near me in the New Orleans, Louisiana area

There are 8 colleges in New Orleans and 40 colleges within 100 miles enrolling a total of 172,219 students.

Located in Louisiana with a population of 343,829, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from New Orleans. Driving time to these schools from New Orleans should be less than 2 hours. The top rated college in the area is Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. The largest college in the area is Louisiana State University enrolling 34,285 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near New Orleans.


40 results

Southern University at New Orleans
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HBCU
New Orleans, LA
Southern University at New Orleans

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,264enrollment
  • $11,500net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.4Avg GPA

7 miles from New Orleans

Nunez Community College
N
Chalmette, LA
 
Nunez Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,166enrollment
  • $9,979net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.52Avg GPA

8 miles from New Orleans

Dillard University
D
HBCU
New Orleans, LA
Dillard University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Louisiana

  • 1,215enrollment
  • $19,016net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

9 miles from New Orleans

University of New Orleans
N
New Orleans, LA
University of New Orleans

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 8,375enrollment
  • $11,256net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1270SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA

8 miles from New Orleans

Delgado Community College
D
New Orleans, LA
Delgado Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 13,251enrollment
  • $8,148net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from New Orleans

Our Lady of Holy Cross College
O
New Orleans, LA
 
Our Lady of Holy Cross College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,137enrollment
  • $13,236net price
  • 53%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.12Estimated Avg GPA

11 miles from New Orleans

Xavier University of Louisiana
X
HBCU
New Orleans, LA
Xavier University of Louisiana

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Louisiana

  • 3,383enrollment
  • $19,066net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1150SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.73Avg GPA

12 miles from New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans
L
New Orleans, LA
Loyola University New Orleans

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 4,497enrollment
  • $22,596net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

14 miles from New Orleans

Tulane University
T
New Orleans, LA
Tulane University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 13,927enrollment
  • $47,413net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1340-1500SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA

14 miles from New Orleans

University of Phoenix Louisiana Campus
P
Metairie, Louisiana
 
University of Phoenix Louisiana Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,289enrollment
  • $18,420net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from New Orleans

Blue Cliff College Metairie
B
Metairie, LA
 
Blue Cliff College Metairie

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 987enrollment
  • $19,938net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from New Orleans

Herzing University Kenner
H
Kenner, LA
 
Herzing University Kenner

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 462enrollment
  • $23,121net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

19 miles from New Orleans

Saint Joseph Seminary College
S
St. Benedict, LA
 
Saint Joseph Seminary College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 107enrollment
  • $31,720net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.25Avg GPA

33 miles from New Orleans

Southeastern Louisiana University
S
Hammond, LA
Southeastern Louisiana University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 14,426enrollment
  • $12,206net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

44 miles from New Orleans

Northshore Technical Community College
N
Bogalusa, LA
 
Northshore Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,552enrollment
  • $9,835net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

48 miles from New Orleans

Nicholls State University
N
Thibodaux, LA
 
Nicholls State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 6,769enrollment
  • $12,621net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 990-1170SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

55 miles from New Orleans

River Parishes Community College
R
Sorrento, LA
 
River Parishes Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,755enrollment
  • $8,630net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

56 miles from New Orleans

L E Fletcher Technical Community College
L
Houma, LA
 
L E Fletcher Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,105enrollment
  • $8,863net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

58 miles from New Orleans

FAQ's

The closest community college is Nunez Community College and is 8 miles from New Orleans. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Nunez Community College are $4,255 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Nunez Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.