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Louisiana Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Louisiana?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Louisiana was $7,585 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $183 from the 2015-2016 average of $7,402 and represents a 2.47% annual increase. The list of Louisiana community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 18 community colleges and universities in Louisiana, the most popular being Delgado Community College with 5,733 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $3,335. Bossier Parish Community College is the most expensive community school in Louisiana with an in-state tuition of $3,335.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Louisiana Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Acadiana Technical College Lafayette Campus
Lafayette, 1,702 Students
$2,656 - -
Baton Rouge Community College
Baton Rouge, 4,020 Students
$3,237 - -
Bossier Parish Community College
Bossier City, 3,434 Students
$3,335 - -
Capital Area Technical College Baton Rouge Campus
Baton Rouge, 569 Students
$3,237 - -
Central Louisiana Technical College Alexandria Campus
Alexandria, 1,168 Students
$3,335 - -
Delgado Community College
New Orleans, 5,733 Students
$3,335 - -
L E Fletcher Technical Community College
Houma, 1,159 Students
$3,335 - -
Louisiana Delta Community College Monroe Campus
Monroe, 1,572 Students
$2,371 - -
Louisiana State University Eunice
Eunice, 1,684 Students
$2,868 - -
Northeast Louisiana Technical College Delta Ouachita Campus
West Monroe, 567 Students
$2,371 - -
Northshore Technical Community College
Bogalusa, 1,588 Students
$3,214 - -
Northwest Louisiana Technical College
Minden, 487 Students
$2,081 - -
Nunez Community College
Chalmette, 879 Students
$3,335 - -
River Parishes Community College
Sorrento, 1,555 Students
$3,335 - -
South Central Louisiana Technical College Young Memorial Campus
Morgan City, 103 Students
$2,202 - -
South Louisiana Community College
Lafayette, 3,297 Students
$3,335 - -
Southern University at Shreveport
Shreveport, 1,511 Students
$2,618 - -
Sowela Technical Community College
Lake Charles, 1,796 Students
$3,335 - -