Louisiana Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Louisiana by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 28 colleges in Louisiana with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Louisiana? Louisiana State University Alexandria tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $6,884. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Louisiana list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

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

List of Louisiana Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Louisiana State University Alexandria

Alexandria, LA

$6,884
Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

$7,059
Louisiana State University Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

$7,327
Grambling State University

Grambling, LA

$7,683
Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

$7,946
Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA

$8,289
McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA

$8,380
Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, LA

$8,672
University of Louisiana Monroe

Monroe, LA

$9,058
University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

$9,072
Southern University and A & M College

Baton Rouge, LA

$9,842
Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA

$10,065
University of Phoenix Louisiana Campus

Metairie, Louisiana

$10,240
University of Phoenix Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$10,240
University of Phoenix Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana

$10,240
University of Phoenix Shreveport Bossier

Bossier City, Louisiana

$10,240
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA

$10,346
Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA

$11,958