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 $10,393 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $4,737 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Louisiana cheaper than average as the 41st most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of -$466 from the 2019-2020 average of $10,859 and represents a -4.29% 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 60 colleges and universities in Louisiana, the most popular being Louisiana State University with 29,953 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 $56,684.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.


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Tulane University
T
New Orleans, LA

Tulane University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$56,684 Tuition

 

  • 14,047enrollment
  • $47,413net price
  • 10%acceptance rate
  • 1360-1510SAT range
  • 30-33ACT 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 Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 35,912enrollment
  • $20,352net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT 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

$23,411 Tuition

#1 Best Private Colleges in Louisiana

  • 3,604enrollment
  • $19,066net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 20-26ACT 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

$4,973 Tuition

#12 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 7,400enrollment
  • $16,518net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 840-1015SAT 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

  • 5,270enrollment
  • $16,384net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 822-1040SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA

Louisiana Tech University
L
Ruston, LA

Louisiana Tech University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

$6,401 Tuition

#1 Best Value Colleges in Louisiana

  • 11,037enrollment
  • $11,630net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 22-27ACT range
  • 3.58Avg GPA

Loyola University New Orleans
L
New Orleans, LA

Loyola University New Orleans

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$41,698 Tuition

 

  • 4,570enrollment
  • $22,596net 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

 

  • 7,494enrollment
  • $9,433net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Dillard University
D
HBCU
New Orleans, LA

Dillard University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$17,410 Tuition

#4 Best Private Colleges in Louisiana

  • 1,202enrollment
  • $19,016net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 960-1120SAT range
  • 18-23ACT 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

#3 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 16,225enrollment
  • $12,706net price
  • 78%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

$4,483 Tuition

 

  • 2,106enrollment
  • $11,500net price
  • 79%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

#4 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 7,953enrollment
  • $11,256net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1280SAT range
  • 18-24ACT 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

#5 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 8,718enrollment
  • $10,134net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1270SAT range
  • 19-24ACT 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

  • 13,456enrollment
  • $12,206net 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

$3,232 Tuition

 

  • 12,139enrollment
  • $8,148net 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

#6 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 6,225enrollment
  • $12,621net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 1038-1228SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

Louisiana State University Alexandria
L
Alexandria, LA

Louisiana State University Alexandria

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$4,895 Tuition

#8 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 3,771enrollment
  • $7,302net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 970-1210SAT range
  • 18-22ACT 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

  • 10,735enrollment
  • $12,938net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 920-1120SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA