College Costs in Louisiana

The 2023 Directory of Louisiana Colleges and Prices

Louisiana Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Louisiana?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Louisiana was $10,393 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $4,737 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 ($176) from the 2019-2020 average of $10,569 and represents a -1.67% annual decline. 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 with 29,953 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,038. Tulane University is the most expensive in Louisiana with an in-state tuition of $56,684.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Louisiana Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Acadiana Technical College Lafayette Campus

Lafayette, Louisiana

$2,656 NA NA
Baton Rouge College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$11,880 NA NA
Baton Rouge Community College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$3,237 NA NA
Blue Cliff College Alexandria

Alexandria, Louisiana

$13,845 NA NA
Blue Cliff College Houma

Houma, Louisiana

$14,835 NA NA
Blue Cliff College Metairie

Metairie, Louisiana

$16,549 NA NA
Blue Cliff College Shreveport

Shreveport, Louisiana

$14,750 NA NA
Bossier Parish Community College

Bossier City, Louisiana

$3,436 NA NA
Capital Area Technical College Baton Rouge Campus

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$3,237 NA NA
Career Technical College Shreveport

Shreveport, Louisiana

$10,080 NA NA
Centenary College of Louisiana

Shreveport, Louisiana

$38,060 62 84
Central Louisiana Technical College Alexandria Campus

Alexandria, Louisiana

$3,335 NA NA
Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$10,800 NA NA
Delgado Community College

New Orleans, Louisiana

$3,232 NA NA
Delta School of Business and Technology

Lake Charles, Louisiana

$9,590 NA NA
Dillard University

New Orleans, Louisiana

$17,410 25 4
Grambling State University

Grambling, Louisiana

$5,140 11 NA
Herzing University Kenner

Kenner, Louisiana

$13,320 NA NA
L E Fletcher Technical Community College

Houma, Louisiana

$3,335 NA NA
Louisiana College

Pineville, Louisiana

$17,850 41 53