College Costs in Louisiana

The 2022 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 $10,181 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is $4,740 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 ($388) from the 2019-2020 average of $10,569 and represents a -3.67% 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 28,691 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 $54,766.

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 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Louisiana Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Louisiana Delta Community College Monroe Campus

Monroe, Louisiana

$2,371 NA NA
Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$8,038 61 75
Louisiana State University Eunice

Eunice, Louisiana

$2,868 NA NA
Louisiana State University Alexandria

Alexandria, Louisiana

$4,895 28 28
Louisiana State University Shreveport

Shreveport, Louisiana

$5,656 33 60
Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana

$6,401 51 81
Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana

$40,288 56 73
McCann School of Business & Technology Monroe

Monroe, Louisiana

$9,828 NA NA
McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana

$5,147 41 45
Medvance Institute Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$14,930 NA NA
Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, Louisiana

$4,922 34 24
Northeast Louisiana Technical College Delta Ouachita Campus

West Monroe, Louisiana

$2,371 NA NA
Northshore Technical Community College

Bogalusa, Louisiana

$3,214 NA NA
Northwest Louisiana Technical College

Minden, Louisiana

$3,214 NA NA
Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, Louisiana

$5,180 27 16
Nunez Community College

Chalmette, Louisiana

$3,335 NA NA
Our Lady of Holy Cross College

New Orleans, Louisiana

$13,440 NA NA
Our Lady of the Lake College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$13,409 53 45
Remington College Baton Rouge Campus

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$17,849 NA NA
Remington College Lafayette Campus

Lafayette, Louisiana

$15,240 NA NA