Top Rated Louisiana Public Colleges

The Best Public Colleges in Louisiana for 2020

These are the top ranked public four-year colleges in Louisiana as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the rankings for 2020 as the best public college in Louisiana is Louisiana State University. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.

14 results found

Louisiana State University
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Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 30,983enrollment
  • $18,143net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1310SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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Lafayette, LA
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Louisiana

  • 17,123enrollment
  • $12,184net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1268SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Louisiana Tech University
L
Ruston, LA
Louisiana Tech University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 11,909enrollment
  • $12,261net price
  • 64%acceptance rate
  • 1065-1260SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA
University of New Orleans
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New Orleans, LA
University of New Orleans

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 8,151enrollment
  • $10,780net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1015-1240SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA
University of Louisiana Monroe
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Monroe, LA
 
University of Louisiana Monroe

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 9,291enrollment
  • $9,710net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA
McNeese State University
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Lake Charles, LA
McNeese State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 7,647enrollment
  • $11,974net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1240SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA
Nicholls State University
N
Thibodaux, LA
 
Nicholls State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 6,453enrollment
  • $11,545net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1172SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA
Louisiana State University Shreveport
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Shreveport, LA
Louisiana State University Shreveport

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 7,036enrollment
  • $8,834net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1006-1173SAT range
  • 20-24ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
N
Natchitoches, LA
 
Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 11,081enrollment
  • $12,336net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA
Southeastern Louisiana University
S
Hammond, LA
Southeastern Louisiana University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 14,298enrollment
  • $11,890net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA
Louisiana State University Alexandria
L
Alexandria, LA
Louisiana State University Alexandria

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 3,164enrollment
  • $7,838net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 940-1050SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Southern University and A & M College
S
Baton Rouge, LA
Southern University and A & M College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 6,693enrollment
  • $15,511net price
  • 35%acceptance rate
  • 900-1080SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.01*Avg GPA
Grambling State University
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Grambling, LA
Grambling State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in Louisiana

  • 5,205enrollment
  • $18,074net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 910-1060SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA
Southern University at New Orleans
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New Orleans, LA
 
Southern University at New Orleans

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,356enrollment
  • $6,761net price
  • 60%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 15-18ACT range
  • 2.83*Avg GPA