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 27,462 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, 4,155 Students
$2,876 n/a n/a
Blue Cliff College Alexandria
Alexandria, 244 Students
$13,845 n/a n/a
Blue Cliff College Houma
Houma, 172 Students
$14,835 n/a n/a
Blue Cliff College Metairie
Metairie, 556 Students
$16,549 n/a n/a
Blue Cliff College Shreveport
Shreveport, 152 Students
$14,750 n/a n/a
Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier City, 5,513 Students
$3,335 n/a n/a
Capital Area Technical College Baton Rouge Campus
Baton Rouge, 733 Students
$3,237 n/a n/a
Career Technical College Monroe
Monroe, 428 Students
$8,820 n/a n/a
Career Technical College Shreveport
Shreveport, 240 Students
$8,820 n/a n/a
Centenary College of Louisiana
Shreveport, 546 Students
$33,900 67 66
Central Louisiana Technical College Alexandria Campus
Alexandria, 938 Students
$3,335 n/a n/a
Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, 35 Students
$10,800 n/a n/a
Delgado Community College
New Orleans, 6,965 Students
$3,335 n/a n/a
Delta School of Business and Technology
Lake Charles, 208 Students
$9,590 n/a n/a
Dillard University
New Orleans, 1,138 Students
$15,038 38 61
Grambling State University
Grambling, 3,651 Students
$5,276 36 52
Herzing University Kenner
Kenner, 181 Students
$12,020 n/a n/a
ITT Technical Institute Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge, 528 Students
$17,748 n/a n/a

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