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Best Colleges in Louisiana

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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Louisiana. By school type, there are 7 public and 3 private schools in best schools in Louisiana. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Louisiana
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Tulane University of LouisianaNew Orleans, LAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 University of Louisiana at LafayetteLafayette, LAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
3 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical CollegeBaton Rouge, LAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 Centenary College of LouisianaShreveport, LAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
5 Southern University at New OrleansNew Orleans, LAPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
6 University of New OrleansNew Orleans, LAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
7 University of Louisiana at MonroeMonroe, LAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Loyola University New OrleansNew Orleans, LAPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Louisiana State University-ShreveportShreveport, LAPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 McNeese State UniversityLake Charles, LAPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Louisiana is $19,130 for State residents and $28,301 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 66.60% and graduation rate is 52.00%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Louisiana
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Tulane University of Louisiana $60,814 11% 86% 8:113,927
2 University of Louisiana at Lafayette $10,346 / $24,074 67% 51% 19:116,450
3 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College $11,958 / $28,635 73% 70% 20:134,285
4 Centenary College of Louisiana $38,060 64% 56% 9:1563
5 Southern University at New Orleans $7,059 / $15,960 72% 19% 18:12,264
6 University of New Orleans $9,072 / $13,908 83% 41% 19:18,375
7 University of Louisiana at Monroe $9,058 / $21,158 78% 57% 20:18,888
8 Loyola University New Orleans $43,498 72% 59% 12:14,497
9 Louisiana State University-Shreveport $7,327 / $20,481 83% 37% 29:19,955
10 McNeese State University $8,380 / $16,418 63% 44% 20:17,284
Average$19,130 / $28,30166.60%52.00%17.40:110,649
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