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# Louisiana Nursing Colleges

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 |
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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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