College Costs in Louisiana

The 2024 Directory of Louisiana Colleges and Prices

Louisiana Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in Louisiana?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Louisiana was $10,504 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $4,748 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Louisiana in the middle of the pack as the 40th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of -$428 from the 2019-2020 average of $10,932 and represents a -3.92% annual decline in tuition costs. The list of Louisiana colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 62 colleges and universities in Louisiana, the most popular being Louisiana State University with 31,072 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,038. Tulane University is the most expensive in Louisiana with an in-state tuition of $58,666.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2023 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2022-2023 academic year.


62 results

Tulane University
T
New Orleans, LA

Tulane University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$58,666 Tuition

 

  • 14,027enrollment
  • $50,263net price
  • 11%acceptance rate
  • 1370-1510SAT range
  • 31-33ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Louisiana State University
L
Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$8,038 Tuition

#1 Best Value in Louisiana

  • 37,348enrollment
  • $21,296net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1320SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

Xavier University of Louisiana
X
HBCU
New Orleans, LA

Xavier University of Louisiana

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$23,996 Tuition

#1 Best Private Colleges in Louisiana

  • 3,419enrollment
  • $18,080net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Southern University and A & M College
S
HBCU
Baton Rouge, LA

Southern University and A & M College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$4,979 Tuition

#12 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 7,320enrollment
  • $16,959net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 820-1000SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Grambling State University
G
HBCU
Grambling, LA

Grambling State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$5,140 Tuition

#13 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 5,058enrollment
  • $15,796net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 840-990SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA

Louisiana Tech University
L
Ruston, LA

Louisiana Tech University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

$6,401 Tuition

#3 Best Colleges in Louisiana

  • 10,839enrollment
  • $12,243net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1088-1280SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Loyola University New Orleans
L
New Orleans, LA

Loyola University New Orleans

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$43,160 Tuition

 

  • 4,397enrollment
  • $23,808net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1240SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

Baton Rouge Community College
B
Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$3,237 Tuition

 

  • 9,284enrollment
  • $9,591net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Dillard University
D
HBCU
New Orleans, LA

Dillard University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$18,280 Tuition

#4 Best Private Colleges in Louisiana

  • 1,224enrollment
  • $18,949net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • 988-1176SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
L
Lafayette, LA

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$5,407 Tuition

#4 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 15,219enrollment
  • $13,036net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1023-1198SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Southern University at New Orleans
S
HBCU
New Orleans, LA

Southern University at New Orleans

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$4,484 Tuition

 

  • 1,950enrollment
  • $14,999net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

University of New Orleans
N
New Orleans, LA

University of New Orleans

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$6,090 Tuition

#5 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 7,111enrollment
  • $11,508net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 930-1190SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

University of Louisiana Monroe
L
Monroe, LA
 

University of Louisiana Monroe

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,788 Tuition

#3 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 8,398enrollment
  • $11,353net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1085-1320SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Southeastern Louisiana University
S
Hammond, LA

Southeastern Louisiana University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,777 Tuition

#10 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 13,465enrollment
  • $12,291net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Delgado Community College
D
New Orleans, LA

Delgado Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,335 Tuition

 

  • 12,377enrollment
  • $8,634net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Nicholls State University
N
Thibodaux, LA
 

Nicholls State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$4,922 Tuition

#7 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 5,883enrollment
  • $12,365net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 938-1130SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

Louisiana State University Alexandria
L
Alexandria, LA

Louisiana State University Alexandria

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$4,950 Tuition

#9 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 4,289enrollment
  • $7,274net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

Northwestern State University of Louisiana
N
Natchitoches, LA
 

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,180 Tuition

#11 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 9,389enrollment
  • $14,238net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 955-1135SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA