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.
McNeese State University, has the highest yield rate of 57.08% for academic year 2021-2022 in Louisiana. Tulane University of Louisiana is positioned second with 46.23% yield and Nicholls State University follows them with 45%. 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 (2022)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1McNeese State University
Public, four-yearsLake Charles, LA
57.08% 2,599 1,787 1,020 68.76%
2Tulane University of Louisiana
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew Orleans, LA
46.23% 45,525 4,385 2,027 9.63%
3Nicholls State University
Public, four-yearsThibodaux, LA
45.49% 2,167 2,106 958 97.19%
4Southeastern Louisiana University
Public, four-yearsHammond, LA
40.01% 5,634 5,574 2,230 98.94%
5Louisiana State University-Shreveport
Public, four-yearsShreveport, LA
38.11% 885 803 306 90.73%
6Louisiana Tech University
Public, four-yearsRuston, LA
36.79% 7,724 5,085 1,871 65.83%
7Louisiana College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPineville, LA
36.31% 941 716 260 76.09%
8Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Public, four-yearsNatchitoches, LA
36.09% 3,738 3,599 1,299 96.28%
9University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Public, four-yearsLafayette, LA
33.02% 10,409 8,155 2,693 78.35%
10University of Louisiana at Monroe
Public, four-yearsMonroe, LA
32.99% 4,945 3,456 1,140 69.89%