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# Louisiana Nursing Colleges

Louisiana ranked #27 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2021. Around 3,523 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $8,039 per year to get their degree at a college in Louisiana, while out of state students will pay an average of $10,772 per year.

About 50% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,781 per year.

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

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

46% of UL Lafayette students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,833 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UL Lafayette is $38,254.

There are 10,321 undergraduates at NSU, of which 6,163 are full-time, and there are 11,447 students altogether. For undergraduates at NSU, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,540 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from NSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,420 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,827 students at LSU Health - New Orleans in total, 904 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 783 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 3 to 1.

LSU Health - New Orleans has a 0.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LSU Health - New Orleans with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $62,901 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 4,792 full-time undergraduates at Delgado Community College, and 13,251 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

38% of Delgado Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,082 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,241 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Southeastern Louisiana University is 14,426, of which 13,456 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,383 are full-time. It takes the average Southeastern undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Roughly 41% of students at Southeastern take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,140 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeastern is $36,810.

The total student population at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 8,888, of which 6,929 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,568 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,134 a year. ULM has a 2.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ULM is $36,263.

There are 6,769 students at Nicholls State University in total, 6,134 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,968 are full-time. It takes the average Nicholls State University undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 50% of students at Nicholls State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,271 a year. Nicholls State University has a 2.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Nicholls State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,722 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,674 undergraduates at McNeese, of which 5,401 are full-time, and there are 7,284 students altogether. For undergraduates at McNeese, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

30% of McNeese students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,041 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,189 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Louisiana State University - Alexandria is 3,706, which includes 2,066 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 58%. Around 26% of accepted students are men, and 74% are women.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,427 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Louisiana State University - Alexandria with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,155 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,145 undergraduates at Southern University and A & M College, of which 4,547 are full-time, and there are 6,917 students altogether. For undergraduates at Southern University and A & M College, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 59% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 30% are men and 70% are women.

Roughly 83% of students at Southern University and A & M College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,481 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,745 during the early-career years.

There are 1,034 undergraduates at FranU, of which 525 are full-time, and there are 1,366 students altogether. For undergraduates at FranU, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 55% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 11% are men and 89% are women.

Approximately 37% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,903 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from FranU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $52,240 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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. It takes the average Loyola New Orleans undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Around 29% of accepted students are men, and 71% are women.

Roughly 61% of students at Loyola New Orleans take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,094 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Loyola New Orleans is $37,098.

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

57% of LSU Eunice students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,510 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from LSU Eunice with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,506 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

Roughly 33% of students at South Louisiana Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,342 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from South Louisiana Community College is $28,004.

There are 11,126 students at Louisiana Tech in total, 10,013 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,854 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Louisiana Tech is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,559 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Louisiana Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,884 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Bossier Parish Community College is 6,090, which includes 2,892 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Roughly 40% of students at Bossier Parish Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,323 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bossier Parish Community College is $26,537.

There are 300 students at Chamberlain - Louisiana in total, 148 are full-time undergraduates. Chamberlain - Louisiana has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted.

Roughly 86% of students at Chamberlain - Louisiana take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,833 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chamberlain - Louisiana is $76,330.

There are 1,492 full-time undergraduates at SOWELA, and 2,914 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,958 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from SOWELA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,898 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,376 students at BRCC in total, 3,318 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at BRCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,218 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BRCC is $28,536.

The total student population at Southern University at Shreveport is 3,013, which includes 1,325 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,431 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern University at Shreveport is $23,742.

There are 1,807 full-time undergraduates at LDCC, and 3,874 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,984 a year. LDCC has a 7.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LDCC is $24,465.

The total student population at Louisiana College is 1,153, of which 943 students are undergraduates and of those, 836 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 54% of accepted students are men, and 46% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,355 a year. Louisiana College has a 5.8% 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 $40,631 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Holy Cross is 1,137, of which 784 students are undergraduates and of those, 344 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 22% of accepted students are men, and 78% are women.

Roughly 69% of students at UHC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,204 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,718 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Grambling State University is 5,438, of which 4,511 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,041 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at GSU is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 27% are men and 73% are women.

84% of GSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,320 a year. GSU has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GSU is $26,314.

There are 1,125 full-time undergraduates at Fletcher Technical Community College, and 2,105 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

28% of Fletcher Technical Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,595 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,909 during the early-career years.

## Other Louisiana Colleges

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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26 | Central Louisiana Technical Community College | 5 |

27 | Dillard University | 4 |

28 | Southern University at New Orleans | 0 |

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