Colleges in Louisiana

Louisiana has 18 private and 17 public 4-year colleges that enroll 139,900 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $5,570 (for in-state students) and $17,854 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $16,905 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of Louisiana provided $87,878,993 in financial aid to 17,131 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $117,393,115 in grant and scholarships to 13,743 students.

Louisiana receives 1.7% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 10,287 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $47,224,523 in pell grant ($4,707 per student on average) and 12,879 students received a total amount of $72,014,078 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($6,976 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in Louisiana

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Centenary College of Louisiana

Location: Shreveport, LA

Private
not for profit
$23,607 $35,430 $35,430
64%
Dillard University

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
not for profit
$18,801 $15,790 $15,790
39%
Grambling State University

Location: Grambling, LA

Public $17,239 $5,140 $5,140
45%
Herzing University-Kenner

Location: Kenner, LA

Private
for profit
$21,815 $12,560 $12,560
98%
Louisiana College

Location: Pineville, LA

Private
not for profit
$13,821 $13,800 $13,800
72%
Louisiana Culinary Institute

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$21,454
65%
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Public $15,095 $8,038 $8,038
76%
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans

Location: New Orleans, LA

Public
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport

Location: Shreveport, LA

Public
Louisiana State University-Alexandria

Location: Alexandria, LA

Public $7,981 $4,894 $4,894
33%
Louisiana State University-Shreveport

Location: Shreveport, LA

Public $8,274 $5,656 $5,656
89%
Louisiana Tech University

Location: Ruston, LA

Public $9,497 $6,401 $23,135
63%
Loyola University New Orleans

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
not for profit
$24,119 $36,938 $36,938
68%
McNeese State University

Location: Lake Charles, LA

Public $9,978 $5,148 $16,223
64%
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
not for profit
$10,140 $6,840 $6,840
Open admission
Nicholls State University

Location: Thibodaux, LA

Public $10,169 $4,922 $15,853
83%
Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Location: Natchitoches, LA

Public $11,567 $5,180 $15,968
62%
Notre Dame Seminary Graduate School of Theology

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
not for profit
Our Lady of the Lake College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
not for profit
$12,552 $10,920 $10,920
54%
Remington College-Shreveport Campus

Location: Shreveport, LA

Private
not for profit
$20,808
Saint Joseph Seminary College

Location: St. Benedict, LA

Private
not for profit
$29,244 $14,610 $14,610
Open admission
Southeastern Louisiana University

Location: Hammond, LA

Public $10,850 $5,652 $18,130
87%
Southern University and A & M College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Public $12,455 $5,336 $5,336
99%
Southern University at New Orleans

Location: New Orleans, LA

Public $5,909 $4,483 $13,384
12%
Southern University Law Center

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Public
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Xavier University of Louisiana

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
not for profit
Tulane University of Louisiana

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
not for profit
$32,515 $47,130 $47,130
26%
University of Holy Cross

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
not for profit
$13,212 $10,440 $10,440
40%
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Location: Lafayette, LA

Public $10,200 $5,407 $19,135
51%
University of Louisiana at Monroe

Location: Monroe, LA

Public $9,145 $5,788 $17,888
76%
University of New Orleans

Location: New Orleans, LA

Public $9,428 $7,150 $20,967
60%
University of Phoenix-Louisiana

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
Xavier University of Louisiana

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
not for profit
$17,430 $20,594 $20,594
62%

2-year Colleges in Louisiana

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Baton Rouge Community College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Public $8,302 $3,237 $7,315
Open admission
Baton Rouge General Medical Center-School of Nursing

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
not for profit
Baton Rouge School of Computers

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$13,539 $16,354 $16,354
Open admission
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria

Location: Alexandria, LA

Private
for profit
$20,841 $15,047 $15,047
Blue Cliff College-Metairie

Location: Metairie, LA

Private
for profit
$21,969 $15,047 $15,047
Bossier Parish Community College

Location: Bossier City, LA

Public $8,643 $3,335 $7,845
Open admission
Cameron College

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
for profit
$10,373 $18,150 $18,150
Open admission
Capital Area Technical College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Public $11,302 $3,237 $7,315
Open admission
Central Louisiana Technical Community College

Location: Alexandria, LA

Public $10,703 $3,335 $3,335
Open admission
Delgado Community College

Location: New Orleans, LA

Public $7,990 $3,335 $7,624
Open admission
Delta College of Arts & Technology

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$17,090 $27,500 $27,500
Open admission
Delta School of Business and Technology

Location: Lake Charles, LA

Private
for profit
$16,330 $9,590 $9,590
Open admission
Fletcher Technical Community College

Location: Schriever, LA

Public $9,287 $3,335 $6,858
Open admission
Fortis College-Baton Rouge

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$26,765
Open admission
Guy's Shreveport Academy of Cosmetology Inc

Location: Shreveport, LA

Private
for profit
$10,527 $12,900 $12,900
Open admission
Healthcare Training Institute

Location: Kenner, LA

Private
for profit
$12,099 $12,030 $12,030
Open admission
ITI Technical College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$17,529 $10,425 $10,425
Open admission
Louisiana Delta Community College

Location: Monroe, LA

Public $8,681 $3,214 $3,452
Open admission
Louisiana State University-Eunice

Location: Eunice, LA

Public $7,403 $2,868 $2,868
Open admission
McCann School of Business & Technology

Location: Monroe, LA

Private
for profit
$19,071 $9,000 $9,000
Open admission
McCann School of Business & Technology

Location: Shreveport, LA

Private
for profit
$19,474 $9,000 $9,000
Open admission
Mid City College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$34,150 $10,800 $10,800
Open admission
Northshore Technical Community College

Location: Bogalusa, LA

Public $7,136 $3,214 $3,335
Open admission
Northwest Louisiana Technical College

Location: Minden, LA

Public $10,322 $2,202 $6,707
Open admission
Nunez Community College

Location: Chalmette, LA

Public $7,139 $3,335 $6,834
Open admission
Remington College-Baton Rouge Campus

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
not for profit
$22,240
Remington College-Lafayette Campus

Location: Lafayette, LA

Private
not for profit
$19,667
River Parishes Community College

Location: Gonzales, LA

Public $7,735 $3,335 $7,379
Open admission
South Central Louisiana Technical College

Location: Morgan City, LA

Public $7,157 $2,202 $3,434
Open admission
South Louisiana Community College

Location: Lafayette, LA

Public $8,223 $3,335 $7,810
Open admission
Southern University at Shreveport

Location: Shreveport, LA

Public $9,263 $2,618 $2,618
Open admission
SOWELA Technical Community College

Location: Lake Charles, LA

Public $7,890 $3,335 $6,762
Open admission
Virginia College-Baton Rouge

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$17,972
Open admission
Virginia College-Shreveport

Location: Bossier City, LA

Private
for profit
$17,098
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in Louisiana

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Academy of Interactive Entertainment

Location: Lafayette, LA

Private
not for profit
$18,218
71%
Aveda Institute-Baton Rouge

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$17,600 $18,000
Open admission
Aveda Institute-Covington

Location: Covington, LA

Private
for profit
$15,724 $18,000
Open admission
Aveda Institute-Lafayette

Location: Lafayette, LA

Private
for profit
$13,290 $18,000
Open admission
Ayers Career College

Location: Shreveport, LA

Private
for profit
$22,319 $15,900
Open admission
Blalock's Professional Beauty College

Location: Shreveport, LA

Private
for profit
$12,914 $14,000
Open admission
Blue Cliff College-Houma

Location: Houma, LA

Private
for profit
$22,835 $15,047
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette

Location: Lafayette, LA

Private
for profit
$22,205 $18,545
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport

Location: Shreveport, LA

Private
for profit
$20,804 $18,545
Bos-Man's Barber College

Location: Shreveport, LA

Private
for profit
$16,535 $17,500
Open admission
Camelot College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$17,944 $14,098
Open admission
Celebrity Barber School

Location: Monroe, LA

Private
for profit
$18,286 $13,500
Open admission
Celebrity Stylist Beauty School

Location: Monroe, LA

Private
for profit
$15,683 $13,500
Open admission
Cloyd's Barber School 2 Inc

Location: Monroe, LA

Private
for profit
$1,588 $6,975
Open admission
Cloyd's Beauty School 1 Inc

Location: West Monroe, LA

Private
for profit
$3,463 $6,975
Open admission
Cloyd's Beauty School 3 Inc

Location: Monroe, LA

Private
for profit
$7,660 $6,975
Open admission
Compass Career College

Location: Hammond, LA

Private
for profit
$18,124 $14,360
Open admission
Cosmetology Training Center

Location: Lafayette, LA

Private
for profit
$10,484 $15,500
Open admission
Crescent City Bartending School

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
for profit
$15,031 $8,500
Open admission
D'Jay's Institute of Cosmetology and Esthiology

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$18,614 $12,100
Open admission
Delta College Inc

Location: Covington, LA

Private
for profit
$17,464 $27,500
Open admission
Delta College of Arts & Technology-Lafayette Campus

Location: Lafayette, LA

Private
for profit
$17,127 $27,500
Open admission
Delta College-Slidell Campus

Location: Slidell, LA

Private
for profit
$15,833 $13,300
Open admission
Demmons School of Beauty

Location: Lake Charles, LA

Private
for profit
$10,985 $15,100
Open admission
Denham Springs Beauty School

Location: Denham Springs, LA

Private
for profit
$9,895 $12,500
Open admission
Diesel Driving Academy-Baton Rouge

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$14,071 $10,700
Open admission
Diesel Driving Academy-Shreveport

Location: Shreveport, LA

Private
for profit
$13,154 $10,700
Open admission
Eastern College of Health Vocations-New Orleans

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
for profit
$12,932 $10,700
Open admission
Infinity College

Location: Lafayette, LA

Private
for profit
$585
Open admission
John Jay Beauty College

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
for profit
$3,212 $10,200
Open admission
John Jay Beauty College

Location: Kenner, LA

Private
for profit
$8,337 $10,200
Open admission
Learning Bridge Career Institute

Location: Houma, LA

Private
for profit
$6,990 $12,000
Open admission
Louisiana Academy of Beauty

Location: Eunice, LA

Private
for profit
$16,098 $12,575
Open admission
Medical Training College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$17,913 $12,500
Open admission
Moore Career College

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$8,544 $16,430
Open admission
My Le's Beauty College

Location: Gretna, LA

Private
for profit
$11,198 $7,500
Open admission
Omega Institute of Cosmetology

Location: Houma, LA

Private
for profit
$7,238 $11,929
Open admission
Opelousas School of Cosmetology

Location: Opelousas, LA

Private
for profit
$10,762 $9,500
Open admission
Park Place Premier Barber School

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
for profit
$8,757 $15,950
Open admission
Pat Goins Benton Road Beauty School

Location: Bossier City, LA

Private
for profit
$12,148 $15,510
Open admission
Pat Goins Ruston Beauty School

Location: Ruston, LA

Private
for profit
$13,427 $15,510
Open admission
Pineville Beauty School

Location: Pineville, LA

Private
for profit
$9,675 $12,010
Open admission
Setting the Standard Barbering and Natural Hair Academy

Location: Shreveport, LA

Private
for profit
$6,842 $13,120
Open admission
South Louisiana Beauty College

Location: Houma, LA

Private
for profit
$13,399 $15,305
Open admission
Stage One-The Hair School

Location: Lake Charles, LA

Private
for profit
$10,836 $15,350
Open admission
Stevensons Academy of Hair Design

Location: New Orleans, LA

Private
for profit
$13,023 $12,900
Open admission
Unitech Training Academy-Alexandria

Location: Alexandria, LA

Private
for profit
$23,630 $17,700
Open admission
Unitech Training Academy-Houma

Location: Houma, LA

Private
for profit
$23,135 $17,700
Open admission
Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette

Location: Lafayette, LA

Private
for profit
$21,664 $17,700
Open admission
Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles

Location: Lake Charles, LA

Private
for profit
$22,747 $17,700
Open admission
Unitech Training Academy-Metairie

Location: Metairie, LA

Private
for profit
$23,654 $17,700
Open admission
Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe

Location: West Monroe, LA

Private
for profit
$20,175 $15,200
Open admission
Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Baton Rouge

Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Private
for profit
$15,794 $16,550
Open admission
Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Metairie

Location: Metairie, LA

Private
for profit
$14,509 $16,550
Open admission
Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Slidell

Location: Slidell, LA

Private
for profit
$18,184 $16,550
Open admission
VH Barber & Styling Academy

Location: Bossier City, LA

Private
for profit
$16,175 $12,680
Open admission