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41 Colleges
5,246 Yearly Graduations
$29,118 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$22,855 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. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Louisiana is $7,279 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $10,555 a year.

An estimated 57% of college students in Louisiana take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,714 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
$10,382 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is 16,933, of which 14,603 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,929 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UL Lafayette is 4.8 years.

About 51% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

49% of UL Lafayette students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,109 a year. UL Lafayette has a 7.5% 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 UL Lafayette is $32,800.

Public Public vs. Private
438 Yearly Degrees
$8,768 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,900 students at NSU in total, 9,825 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,340 are full-time. For undergraduates at NSU, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at NSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,921 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to 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
$4,158 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,522 students at LDCC in total, 2,133 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,961 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 29.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from LDCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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 2,820, of which 921 students are undergraduates and of those, 831 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.6% 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

There are 2,527 students at Central Louisiana Technical Community College in total, 1,137 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

34% of Central Louisiana Technical Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,851 a year.

#6

Delgado Community College

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

There are 14,140 students at Delgado Community College in total, 4,864 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 47% of students at Delgado Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,169 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% 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 4,674 students at Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus in total, 1,716 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

45% of Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,080 a year.

#8

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
213 Yearly Degrees
$8,329 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,220 students at Southeastern in total, 13,257 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,248 are full-time. For undergraduates at Southeastern, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at Southeastern take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,869 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Southeastern with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
187 Yearly Degrees
$2,976 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,108 students at NLTCC in total, 430 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
179 Yearly Degrees
$14,145 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,018 undergraduates at FranU, of which 513 are full-time, and there are 1,294 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 48%. Around 10% of accepted students are men, and 90% are women.

51% of FranU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,150 a year. FranU has a 7.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from FranU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $45,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Infinity College

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

There are 149 students at Infinity College in total, 138 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Infinity College. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,735 a year.

#12

Nunez Community College

Chalmette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
154 Yearly Degrees
$4,175 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,122 students at Nunez Community College in total, 890 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,877 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nunez Community College is $28,100.

#13

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
151 Yearly Degrees
$7,898 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nicholls State University is 6,491, of which 5,906 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,975 are full-time. For undergraduates at Nicholls State University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at Nicholls State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,142 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close 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

The total student population at South Louisiana Community College is 6,698, which includes 3,634 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

42% of South Louisiana Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,224 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from South Louisiana Community College is $23,100.

#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 3,381, which includes 1,893 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 31% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,832 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Louisiana State University - Alexandria with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
120 Yearly Degrees
$8,102 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at McNeese State University is 7,295, of which 6,663 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,407 are full-time. It takes the average McNeese undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

35% of McNeese students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,954 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.6% 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
$9,141 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,140 students at Southern University and A & M College in total, 6,324 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,875 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

About 45% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 85% of students at Southern University and A & M College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,273 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern University and A & M College is $27,300.

#18

SOWELA Technical Community College

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

There are 4,058 students at SOWELA in total, 1,887 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

3% of SOWELA students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,889 a year. SOWELA has a 4.5% 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 SOWELA is $28,700.

#18

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
116 Yearly Degrees
$8,974 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,948 undergraduates at ULM, of which 4,761 are full-time, and there are 8,673 students altogether. It takes the average ULM undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at ULM take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,024 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,600 during the early-career years.

#20

Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
110 Yearly Degrees
$40,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,172 undergraduates at Loyola New Orleans, of which 2,876 are full-time, and there are 4,367 students altogether. 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 69%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

67% of Loyola New Orleans students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,386 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% 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 1,381 full-time undergraduates at Fletcher Technical Community College, and 2,304 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 41% of students at Fletcher Technical Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,071 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 30.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Fletcher Technical Community College is $24,400.

#22

Delta College of Arts & Technology

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

There are 270 full-time undergraduates at Delta College of Arts & Technology, and 270 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 88% of students at Delta College of Arts & Technology take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,997 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to 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
$4,350 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southern University at Shreveport is 2,932, which includes 1,774 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 81% of students at Southern University at Shreveport take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,857 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,900 during the early-career years.

#24

Learning Bridge Career Institute

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

There are 47 students at Learning Bridge Career Institute in total, 47 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at Learning Bridge Career Institute take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,037 a year.

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

There are 2,989 students at LSU Eunice in total, 1,582 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,951 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.1% 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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