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Most Favored Louisiana Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Louisiana. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school. Southeastern Louisiana University, has the highest yield rate as of 68.95% for academic year 2019-2020 in Louisiana. McNeese State University is positioned second with 63.98% yield and Nicholls State University follows them with 50%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Louisiana.
Most Favored Louisiana Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Southeastern Louisiana University
Public, 4 or more yearsHammond, LA
68.95% 4,384 3,955 2,727 90.21%
2McNeese State University
Public, 4 or more yearsLake Charles, LA
63.98% 2,352 1,899 1,215 80.74%
3Nicholls State University
Public, 4 or more yearsThibodaux, LA
50.14% 2,815 2,477 1,242 87.99%
4Louisiana State University-Shreveport
Public, 4 or more yearsShreveport, LA
49.20% 819 687 338 83.88%
5Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Public, 4 or more yearsNatchitoches, LA
45.80% 4,035 3,308 1,515 81.98%
6Louisiana Tech University
Public, 4 or more yearsRuston, LA
42.36% 7,552 4,840 2,050 64.09%
7University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Public, 4 or more yearsLafayette, LA
40.86% 9,138 6,206 2,536 67.91%
8Louisiana College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPineville, LA
36.40% 1,018 706 257 69.35%
9Southern University and A & M College
Public, 4 or more yearsBaton Rouge, LA
36.29% 10,563 3,687 1,338 34.90%
10Southern University at New Orleans
Public, 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
36.22% 1,016 613 222 60.33%