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Louisiana Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Louisiana?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Louisiana was $9,665 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $3,921 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Louisiana cheaper than average as the 43rd most expensive and 10th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $231 from the 2014-2015 average of $9,434 and represents a 2.45% annual increase. The list of Louisiana colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 62 colleges and universities in Louisiana, the most popular being Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College with 27,838 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,552. Tulane University of Louisiana is the most expensive in Louisiana with an in-state tuition of $45,758.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Louisiana colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Louisiana or cheap Louisiana colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Louisiana Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Acadiana Technical College Lafayette Campus
Lafayette, 1,702 Students
$2,656 n/a n/a
Baton Rouge College
Baton Rouge, 46 Students
$11,880 n/a n/a
Baton Rouge Community College
Baton Rouge, 3,917 Students
$2,876 n/a n/a
Blue Cliff College Alexandria
Alexandria, 486 Students
$13,845 n/a n/a
Blue Cliff College Houma
Houma, 284 Students
$14,835 n/a n/a
Blue Cliff College Metairie
Metairie, 879 Students
$16,549 n/a n/a
Blue Cliff College Shreveport
Shreveport, 242 Students
$14,750 n/a n/a
Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier City, 4,796 Students
$3,335 n/a n/a
Capital Area Technical College Baton Rouge Campus
Baton Rouge, 260 Students
$3,237 n/a n/a
Career Technical College Shreveport
Shreveport, 191 Students
$8,820 n/a n/a
Centenary College of Louisiana
Shreveport, 521 Students
$33,900 66 66
Central Louisiana Technical College Alexandria Campus
Alexandria, 954 Students
$3,335 n/a n/a
Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, 22 Students
$10,800 n/a n/a
Delgado Community College
New Orleans, 6,676 Students
$3,335 n/a n/a
Delta School of Business and Technology
Lake Charles, 178 Students
$9,590 n/a n/a
Dillard University
New Orleans, 1,133 Students
$15,038 36 58
Grambling State University
Grambling, 3,645 Students
$5,276 37 54
Herzing University Kenner
Kenner, 288 Students
$12,020 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, 520 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Saint Rose
Saint Rose, 320 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a

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