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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. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $7,470 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $10,002 a 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

The total student population at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is 16,450, of which 14,020 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,318 are full-time. For undergraduates at UL Lafayette, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,098 a year. UL Lafayette has a 8.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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 11,447 students at NSU in total, 10,321 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,163 are full-time. It takes the average NSU undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

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

Roughly 59% of students at NSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NSU is $30,700.

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.

47% of LDCC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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

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

The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LSU Health - New Orleans is $58,600.

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.

29% of Central Louisiana Technical Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

Roughly 43% of students at Delgado Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

Students who graduate from Delgado Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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.

Roughly 42% of students at Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. 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. For undergraduates at Southeastern, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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 average amount of student loans is $5,359 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,500 during the early-career years.

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

The total student population at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is 935, which includes 436 full-time undergraduates. 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

There are 1,366 students at FranU in total, 1,034 of which 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%. Around 11% of accepted students are men, and 89% are women.

50% of FranU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,263 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from FranU is $45,100.

#11

Infinity College

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

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

Roughly 63% of students at Infinity College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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 2,166 students at Nunez Community College in total, 790 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 47% of students at Nunez Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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 6,769 students at Nicholls State University in total, 6,134 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,968 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Around 34% of accepted students 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. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,600 during the early-career years.

#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.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

The total student population at Louisiana State University - Alexandria is 3,706, which includes 2,066 full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Louisiana State University - Alexandria undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Around 23% of accepted students are men, and 77% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Louisiana State University - Alexandria is $30,000.

#16

McNeese State University

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

The total student population at McNeese State University is 7,284, of which 6,674 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,401 are full-time. 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 63%. Around 40% of accepted students 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,600 during the early-career years.

#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 6,145 undergraduates at Southern University and A & M College, of which 4,547 are full-time, and there are 6,917 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from Southern University and A & M College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SOWELA is $28,700.

#18

University of Louisiana at Monroe

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

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. 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ULM is $31,600.

#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

The total student population at Loyola University New Orleans is 4,497, of which 3,219 students 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.

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

Roughly 65% of students at Loyola New Orleans take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,982 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.3% 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 $31,700.

#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.

Approximately 37% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

There are 287 students at Delta College of Arts & Technology in total, 287 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

Students who graduate from Delta College of Arts & Technology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Southern University at Shreveport

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

There are 3,013 students at Southern University at Shreveport in total, 1,325 are full-time undergraduates. 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%.

Students who graduate from Southern University at Shreveport with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Learning Bridge Career Institute

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

The total student population at Learning Bridge Career Institute is 59, which includes 59 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 typical student loan amount is $9,374 a year.

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

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.

53% of LSU Eunice students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LSU Eunice is $26,200.

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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