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Cost of Attendance (COA)

The following table compares the 2022 costs of attendance between best schools in Louisiana. For state residents, the average COA is $26,631 when living on campus and $26,928 when living off campus. For out-of-state students, the average COA is $45,903 when living on campus and $46,200 when living off campus. The COA includes tuition, fees, books & supplies, room & board costs, and other living expenses.
2022 Cost Of Attendance Comparison Between Best Schools In Louisiana
RankNameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesLiving Costs
In-StateOut-of-StateOn-CampusOff-Campus
1Tulane University of Louisiana$60,814 $1,200 $19,218 $19,218
2University of Louisiana at Lafayette$10,346$24,074 $1,300 $16,074 $16,974
3Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College$11,958$28,635 $1,038 $20,840 $22,814
4Centenary College of Louisiana$38,060 $1,300 $18,140 $14,740
5Southern University at New Orleans$7,059$15,960 $1,300 $13,270 $14,786
6University of New Orleans$9,072$13,908 $1,300 $16,976 $15,275
7University of Louisiana at Monroe$9,058$21,158 $1,300 $14,080 $15,122
8Loyola University New Orleans$43,498 $1,300 $17,182 $17,182
9Louisiana State University-Shreveport$7,327$20,481 $1,300 $13,073 $15,122
10McNeese State University$8,380$16,418 $1,300 $14,534 $15,122
Average$9,029$28,301$1,264$16,339$16,636

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees between best schools in Louisiana. The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $9,029 for in-state students and $28,301 for out-of-state students. The 2021-2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of best schools in Louisiana are increased by 1.28% compared to the previous year.
Among the best schools in Louisiana, Tulane University of Louisiana requires the most expensive tuition & fees of $56,684 and Louisiana State University-Shreveport has the lowest tuition & fees of $5,656 for undergraduate programs.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Best Schools In Louisiana
RankName2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
1Tulane University of Louisiana$58,852$60,814
2University of Louisiana at Lafayette$10,358$24,086$10,346$24,074
3Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College$11,962$28,639$11,958$28,635
4Centenary College of Louisiana$38,060$38,060
5Southern University at New Orleans$7,059$15,960$7,059$15,960
6University of New Orleans$9,072$13,908$9,072$13,908
7University of Louisiana at Monroe$9,070$21,170$9,058$21,158
8Loyola University New Orleans$42,030$43,498
9Louisiana State University-Shreveport$7,160$20,314$7,327$20,481
10McNeese State University$8,382$16,420$8,380$16,418
Average$9,009$27,944$9,029$28,301

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table compares 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees between best schools in Louisiana. The average graduate tuition & fees is $9,508 for state residents and $22,900 for out-of-state students. The 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees of best schools in Louisiana are decreased by -0.24% compared to the previous year.
Among the best schools in Louisiana, Tulane University of Louisiana requires the most expensive graduate tuition & fees of $59,000 and Louisiana State University-Shreveport has the lowest graduate tuition & fees of $6,196.
Graduate Tuition & Fess Comparison Between Best Schools In Louisiana
RankName2020-20212021-2022
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
1Tulane University of Louisiana$61,176$61,130
2University of Louisiana at Lafayette$10,138$23,865$10,130$23,858
3Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College$13,035$29,970$13,031$29,966
4Centenary College of Louisiana$9,750$9,135
5Southern University at New Orleans$8,750$15,691$8,750$15,691
6University of New Orleans$9,108$13,678$9,108$13,678
7University of Louisiana at Monroe$9,310$21,410$9,777$21,877
8Loyola University New Orleans$17,906$18,889
9Louisiana State University-Shreveport$7,233$19,731$7,349$18,328
10McNeese State University$8,349$16,386$8,413$16,450
Average$9,418$22,956$9,508$22,900

Room & Board, Other Living Expenses

The following table compares living costs including room, board, and other expenses between best schools in Louisiana. Each cost is in average and may vary by room types, meal plan, and other living styles. For academic year 2021-2022, the average living costs of best schools in Louisiana is $16,339 when a student lives on campus and $16,636 when living off campus.
Living Costs Comparison Between Best Schools In Louisiana
RankNameOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses (living with family)
1Tulane University of Louisiana $16,778$2,440 $16,778$2,440$5,846
2University of Louisiana at Lafayette $11,784$4,290 $11,784$5,190$5,190
3Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College $13,154$7,686 $15,128$7,686$7,686
4Centenary College of Louisiana $13,940$4,200 $9,940$4,800$4,800
5Southern University at New Orleans $9,040$4,230 $9,656$5,130$5,130
6University of New Orleans $11,496$5,480 $9,795$5,480$5,480
7University of Louisiana at Monroe $9,390$4,690 $9,932$5,190$5,190
8Loyola University New Orleans $13,992$3,190 $13,992$3,190$2,656
9Louisiana State University-Shreveport $8,783$4,290 $9,932$5,190$5,190
10McNeese State University $9,344$5,190 $9,932$5,190$5,190
Average$11,770 $4,569$11,687 $4,949$5,236
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