Louisiana Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend college in Louisiana?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Louisiana was $9,785 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is $4,327 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Louisiana cheaper than average as the 41st most expensive and 12th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $120 from the 2015-2016 average of $9,665 and represents a 1.24% annual increase. The list of Louisiana colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 60 colleges and universities in Louisiana, the most popular being Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College with 27,389 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,038. Tulane University of Louisiana is the most expensive in Louisiana with an in-state tuition of $48,920.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Louisiana Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Acadiana Technical College Lafayette Campus
Lafayette, 1,702 Students
$2,656 - -
Baton Rouge College
Baton Rouge, 46 Students
$11,880 - -
Baton Rouge Community College
Baton Rouge, 3,731 Students
$3,237 - -
Blue Cliff College Alexandria
Alexandria, 318 Students
$13,845 - -
Blue Cliff College Houma
Houma, 322 Students
$14,835 - -
Blue Cliff College Metairie
Metairie, 867 Students
$16,549 - -
Blue Cliff College Shreveport
Shreveport, 247 Students
$14,750 - -
Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier City, 3,597 Students
$3,335 - -
Capital Area Technical College Baton Rouge Campus
Baton Rouge, 569 Students
$3,237 - -
Career Technical College Shreveport
Shreveport, 253 Students
$10,080 - -
Centenary College of Louisiana
Shreveport, 482 Students
$35,900 68 67
Central Louisiana Technical College Alexandria Campus
Alexandria, 961 Students
$3,335 - -
Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, 13 Students
$10,800 - -
Delgado Community College
New Orleans, 5,451 Students
$3,335 - -
Delta School of Business and Technology
Lake Charles, 138 Students
$9,590 - -
Dillard University
New Orleans, 1,179 Students
$16,579 44 66
Grambling State University
Grambling, 3,884 Students
$5,140 36 52
Herzing University Kenner
Kenner, 256 Students
$13,000 - -
L E Fletcher Technical Community College
Houma, 1,034 Students
$3,335 - -
Louisiana College
Pineville, 832 Students
$16,000 29 55