Community Colleges in Louisiana

The 2023 Directory of Louisiana Community Colleges and Costs

Louisiana Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend community college in Louisiana?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Louisiana was $7,862 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $199 from the 2019-2020 average of $7,663 and represents a 2.6% 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 4,002 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $3,232. Bossier Parish Community College is the most expensive community school in Louisiana with an in-state tuition of $3,436.

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 Community College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$3,237 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
Central Louisiana Technical College Alexandria Campus

Alexandria, Louisiana

$3,335 NA NA
Delgado Community College

New Orleans, Louisiana

$3,232 NA NA
L E Fletcher Technical Community College

Houma, Louisiana

$3,335 NA NA
Louisiana Delta Community College Monroe Campus

Monroe, Louisiana

$2,371 NA NA
Louisiana State University Eunice

Eunice, Louisiana

$2,868 NA NA
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
Nunez Community College

Chalmette, Louisiana

$3,335 NA NA
River Parishes Community College

Sorrento, Louisiana

$3,335 NA NA
South Central Louisiana Technical College Young Memorial Campus

Morgan City, Louisiana

$2,202 NA NA
South Louisiana Community College

Lafayette, Louisiana

$3,335 NA NA
Southern University at Shreveport

Shreveport, Louisiana

$2,618 NA NA
Sowela Technical Community College

Lake Charles, Louisiana

$3,335 NA NA