#3 Best Private Colleges in Louisiana

Louisiana College

Pineville, Louisiana

 0 Reviews



Louisiana College overview
Location Pineville, Louisiana
Online lacollege.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small Suburban
Religious Affiliation Southern Baptist
Louisiana College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
Calculate your admission chances
Calculate your admission chances

Louisiana College, located in Pineville, Louisiana, is a private Baptist institution established in 1906. The college offers a variety of undergraduate degrees with a liberal arts foundation, and popular majors include Nursing, Education, and Business. Nestled in a residential area, the campus features a mix of historic and modernist architecture with opportunities for on-campus living in residence halls. Situated near the Red River, Louisiana College is approximately a 15-minute drive from Alexandria, the nearest urban center. The application process at Louisiana College is considered moderately selective. While not primarily known for its athletic programs, the college competes in the NCAA Division III as the Wildcats in various sports.

In the most recent statistical year 941 prospective students applied, and 716 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 260 enrolled in the school.  902 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 233 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $17,850 plus fees of $100. Louisiana College is ranked 720 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Louisiana College is rated within the lower 41% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


Rankings for Louisiana College within the 2024 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

View the CollegeSimply ranking methodology.

Getting In

Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
Louisiana College overview
SAT 940/1080
ACT 17/24
GPA 3.35

Applications Accepted

Louisiana College overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

Explore admissions requirements

Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Louisiana College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$100
Room and Board $6,300
Budget for Other Expenses$2,990
Total One Year Cost$28,540

Tuition and financial aid details


Average Salary After 10 Years

$45,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

31% within 6 years

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Louisiana College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 23%
Education 9%
Biology 7%
Psychology 7%
Business 7%

View All 41 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider 

Students considering Louisiana College are frequently interested in these similar colleges.

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159568 IPEDS survey data for Louisiana College.

Current students may use the Louisiana College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.