Average Tuition & Fees $15,431
Average Acceptance Rates 69.59 %
Total Student Population 258,889
Average Graduation Rates 55.08 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 15.27 to 1

Louisiana Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2020-2021, 128 colleges and universities are active in Louisiana - 35 public and 93 private schools. By school level, there are 35 four(4) Years or high, 37 two(2) but less thant four(4) years, and 56 less than tow(2) years schools in Louisiana. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Louisiana.
Louisiana College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Public35 schools
Private (not-for-profit)19 schools
Private (for-profit)74 schools
4 Year or High35 schools
2-4 Year37 schools
Less than 2 year56 schools

2021 Average Key Statistics for Louisiana Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Louisiana colleges is 69.59% and the average graduation rate is 55.08% in academic year 2020-2021. Total 258,889 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Louisiana colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.27 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Louisiana.
[Chart] 2021 Louisiana Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Louisiana colleges is 13.793103448276 %
Average Retention Rate for Louisiana colleges is 66.302752293578 %

2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees For Louisiana Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Louisiana colleges are $11,548 for Louisiana residents and $15,431 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $12,631 for in-state students and $17,660 for out-of-state students.
Louisiana 2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Louisiana State 2020-2021 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Louisiana Colleges

Louisiana colleges and universities are offering 3,002 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Louisiana State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate4029
One but less than two years certificate41522
Associate's Degree31356
Two but less than four years certificate180
Bachelor's Degree946114
Post Bachelor's Degree11223
Master's Degree505118
Post Master's Degree8327
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1789
Doctor's degree - professional practice285
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities at Louisiana State

In Louisiana, 42 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 24 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 18 colleges have the ROTC programs and 20 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of Louisiana schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at Louisiana State
Online Completely0 out of 130 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes42 out of 130 Schools
Graduate Online Classes24 out of 130 Schools
ROTC18 out of 130 Schools
Weekend/Evening College59 out of 130 Schools
Teacher certificate22 out of 130 Schools
Study Abroad20 out of 130 Schools