Average Tuition & Fees $16,159
Average Acceptance Rates 19.28 %
Total Student Population 245,782
Average Graduation Rates 53.16 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 16.13 to 1

Louisiana Colleges Distribution

For the academic year 2022-2023, 106 colleges and universities are active in Louisiana - 28 public and 78 private schools. By school level, there are 27 four(4) Years or high, 30 community colleges (2-4 years college), and 49 trade/vocational schools (less than 2-years schools) in Louisiana. The following table shows the number of schools by school type and level in Louisiana.
Louisiana College Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
School Types
Public28 schools
Private (not-for-profit)17 schools
Private (for-profit)61 schools
School Levels
4 Year or High27 schools
2-4 Year30 schools
Less than 2 year49 schools

Average Key Statistics for Louisiana Colleges

The average acceptance rate for Louisiana colleges is 19.28% and the average graduation rate is 53.16% in academic year 2022-2023. Total 245,782 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended Louisiana colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 16.13 to 1.
Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in Louisiana.
[Chart] Louisiana Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for Louisiana colleges is 16.75 %
Average Retention Rate for Louisiana colleges is 68.302083333333 %

2023 Average Tuition & Fees For Louisiana Colleges

For the academic year 2022-2023, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for Louisiana colleges are $11,741 for Louisiana residents and $16,159 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $11,798 for in-state students and $18,674 for out-of-state students.
Louisiana 2022-2023 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Louisiana State 2022-2023 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at Louisiana Colleges

Louisiana colleges and universities are offering 3,041 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
One but less than two years certificate41336
Associate's Degree32660
Two but less than four years certificate220
Bachelor's Degree932111
Post Bachelor's Degree11637
Master's Degree529115
Post Master's Degree9731
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship18615
Doctor's degree - professional practice305
Doctor's degree - other21

Special Learning Opportunities at Louisiana State

In Louisiana, 49 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 115 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes49 out of 115 Schools
Graduate Online Classes24 out of 115 Schools
ROTC18 out of 115 Schools
Weekend/Evening College50 out of 115 Schools
Teacher certificate22 out of 115 Schools
Study Abroad20 out of 115 Schools