The Best Louisiana Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Louisiana

There are 60 colleges and universities in Louisiana enrolling 163,190 full time students in the state's institutions of higher education. Explore the list of top colleges in Louisiana below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Louisiana offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

For a more local search, filter by zip code or find colleges around New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Metairie or Lafayette.

The best college in Louisiana is Tulane University of Louisiana and the top public state college is Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.

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    • SAT Range 1350/1490
    • ACT Range 30/33
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 12,646
    • Tuition:$54,820
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 17%
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    Tulane University of Louisiana

    • SAT Range 1070/1290
    • ACT Range 23/29
    • Average HS GPA 3.45
    • Students: 30,983
    • Tuition:$11,950
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 74%
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    Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    • SAT Range 1050/1220
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.53
    • Students: 585
    • Tuition:$36,580
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
    • SAT Range 1030/1250
    • ACT Range 21/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.2
    • Students: 17,123
    • Tuition:$9,912
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
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    University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    • SAT Range 1020/1190
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.37
    • Students: 3,231
    • Tuition:$24,348
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 58%
    • SAT Range 1050/1260
    • ACT Range 20/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.21
    • Students: 8,151
    • Tuition:$8,771
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 57%
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    University of New Orleans

    • SAT Range 870/970
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.43
    • Students: 11,909
    • Tuition:$9,645
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 63%
    • SAT Range 970/1140
    • ACT Range 20/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.36
    • Students: 7,647
    • Tuition:$7,860
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 70%
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    McNeese State University

    • SAT Range 930/1090
    • ACT Range 17/21
    • Average HS GPA 3.01*
    • Students: 6,693
    • Tuition:$9,122
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 37%
    • SAT Range 1060/1240
    • ACT Range 22/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.54
    • Students: 4,261
    • Tuition:$39,942
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 94%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range 20/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.32
    • Students: 1,368
    • Tuition:$13,287
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
    • SAT Range 920/1160
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.24
    • Students: 11,081
    • Tuition:$7,922
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 82%
    • SAT Range 940/1170
    • ACT Range 19/23
    • Average HS GPA 3.17
    • Students: 1,245
    • Tuition:$17,000
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 78%
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    Louisiana College

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range 20/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.35
    • Students: 9,291
    • Tuition:$8,554
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 71%
    • SAT Range 1020/1140
    • ACT Range 20/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.23
    • Students: 7,036
    • Tuition:$7,327
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 87%
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    Louisiana State University Shreveport

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range 15/18
    • Average HS GPA 2.83*
    • Students: 2,356
    • Tuition:$7,033
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 30%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range 18/22
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 3,164
    • Tuition:$6,668
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
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    Louisiana State University Alexandria

    • SAT Range 870/1090
    • ACT Range 20/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.19
    • Students: 6,453
    • Tuition:$7,952
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 94%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.05
    • Students: 1,255
    • Tuition:$14,180
    • Acceptance Rate 35%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.0
    • Students: 1,309
    • Tuition:$17,918
    • Acceptance Rate 61%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range 19/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.13
    • Students: 14,298
    • Tuition:$8,165
      Admissions Standards  Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 90%
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    Southeastern Louisiana University

    • SAT Range 830/1020
    • ACT Range 16/19
    • Average HS GPA 2.9
    • Students: 5,205
    • Tuition:$7,435
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 95%
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    Grambling State University

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 454
    • Tuition:$14,000
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 2,688
    • Tuition:$4,098
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 1,202
    • Tuition:$4,221
    • Acceptance Rate 100%