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41 Colleges
5,246 Yearly Graduations
$29,878 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,887 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 5,246 students received a nursing degree from a college in Louisiana, making it rank #26 in terms of graduations. Louisiana colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $7,470 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $10,002 per year.

An estimated 59% of college students in Louisiana take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,972 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
593 Yearly Degrees
$10,358 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,020 undergraduates at UL Lafayette, of which 11,318 are full-time, and there are 16,450 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at UL Lafayette take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,098 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UL Lafayette with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
438 Yearly Degrees
$8,672 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,321 undergraduates at NSU, of which 6,163 are full-time, and there are 11,447 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,121 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
354 Yearly Degrees
$4,076 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,874 students at LDCC in total, 1,807 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 47% of students at LDCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,298 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 29.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees
$10,376 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans is 2,827, of which 904 students are undergraduates and of those, 783 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 3 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 1.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from LSU Health - New Orleans with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $58,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
279 Yearly Degrees
$4,098 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Louisiana Technical Community College is 2,192, which includes 1,099 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,970 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 24.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#6

Delgado Community College

New Orleans, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
274 Yearly Degrees
$4,079 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Delgado Community College is 13,251, which includes 4,792 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,402 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,300 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
257 Yearly Degrees
$4,103 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,424 full-time undergraduates at Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus, and 3,552 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

42% of Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,964 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 29.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#8

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
213 Yearly Degrees
$8,289 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,456 undergraduates at Southeastern, of which 9,383 are full-time, and there are 14,426 students altogether. It takes the average Southeastern undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Southeastern take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,359 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeastern is $31,500.

Public Public vs. Private
187 Yearly Degrees
$4,109 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 436 full-time undergraduates at NLTCC, and 935 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
179 Yearly Degrees
$14,535 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is 1,366, of which 1,034 students are undergraduates and of those, 525 are full-time. For undergraduates at FranU, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 47%. Of the accepted students, 11% are men and 89% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,263 a year. FranU has a 5.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $45,100 during the early-career years.

#11

Infinity College

Lafayette, Louisiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees

There are 274 full-time undergraduates at Infinity College, and 278 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,542 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 29.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#12

Nunez Community College

Chalmette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
154 Yearly Degrees
$4,255 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 790 full-time undergraduates at Nunez Community College, and 2,166 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,260 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 26.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Nunez Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
151 Yearly Degrees
$7,946 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,134 undergraduates at Nicholls State University, of which 4,968 are full-time, and there are 6,769 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Nicholls State University is 4.6 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

49% of Nicholls State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,667 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nicholls State University is $33,600.

#14

South Louisiana Community College

Lafayette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
147 Yearly Degrees
$4,205 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,387 full-time undergraduates at South Louisiana Community College, and 5,855 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 40% of students at South Louisiana Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,905 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,100 during the early-career years.

#15

Louisiana State University - Alexandria

Alexandria, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
126 Yearly Degrees
$6,758 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,066 full-time undergraduates at Louisiana State University - Alexandria, and 3,706 students altogether. It takes the average Louisiana State University - Alexandria undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 23% of accepted students are men, and 77% are women.

Roughly 45% of students at Louisiana State University - Alexandria take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,782 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,000 during the early-career years.

#16

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
120 Yearly Degrees
$8,382 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,284 students at McNeese in total, 6,674 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,401 are full-time. It takes the average McNeese undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 46% of students at McNeese take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,101 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from McNeese with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Southern University and A & M College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
117 Yearly Degrees
$9,340 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,917 students at Southern University and A & M College in total, 6,145 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,547 are full-time. It takes the average Southern University and A & M College undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 43% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Roughly 88% of students at Southern University and A & M College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,274 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,300 during the early-career years.

#18

SOWELA Technical Community College

Lake Charles, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
116 Yearly Degrees
$4,265 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,914 students at SOWELA in total, 1,492 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 1% of students at SOWELA take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,961 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 24.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,700 during the early-career years.

#18

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
116 Yearly Degrees
$9,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,929 undergraduates at ULM, of which 4,568 are full-time, and there are 8,888 students altogether. For undergraduates at ULM, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,212 a year. ULM has a 8.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ULM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
110 Yearly Degrees
$42,030 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,497 students at Loyola New Orleans in total, 3,219 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,955 are full-time. For undergraduates at Loyola New Orleans, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

65% of Loyola New Orleans students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,982 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Loyola New Orleans with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Fletcher Technical Community College

Schriever, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
82 Yearly Degrees
$3,981 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,105 students at Fletcher Technical Community College in total, 1,125 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 37% of students at Fletcher Technical Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,314 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Fletcher Technical Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Delta College of Arts & Technology

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Delta College of Arts & Technology is 287, which includes 287 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

87% of Delta College of Arts & Technology students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,848 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Delta College of Arts & Technology is $23,900.

#23

Southern University at Shreveport

Shreveport, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
71 Yearly Degrees
$4,789 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,325 full-time undergraduates at Southern University at Shreveport, and 3,013 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 85% of students at Southern University at Shreveport take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,021 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 29.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern University at Shreveport is $22,900.

#24

Learning Bridge Career Institute

Houma, Louisiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
68 Yearly Degrees

There are 59 students at Learning Bridge Career Institute in total, 59 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 17% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,374 a year.

Public Public vs. Private
63 Yearly Degrees
$4,730 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,654 full-time undergraduates at LSU Eunice, and 3,142 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 53% of students at LSU Eunice take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,996 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LSU Eunice with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Louisiana Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Baton Rouge Community College 58
27 Louisiana Tech University 53
28 Bossier Parish Community College 44
28 Delta College of Arts & Technology - Lafayette Campus 44
30 River Parishes Community College 36
30 University of Holy Cross 36
32 Delta College - Slidell Campus 35
33 Baton Rouge General School of Nursing 34
34 Delta College Inc 26
35 Louisiana College 20
35 Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe 20
37 Compass Career College 18
38 Grambling State University 16
38 Dillard University 16
40 Healthcare Training Institute 5
41 Chamberlain University - Louisiana 0

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