Louisiana Four Year Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend four year college in Louisiana?   The average annual in-state four year college tuition in Louisiana was $12,509 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $430 from the 2015-2016 average of $12,079 and represents a 3.56% annual increase. The list of Louisiana four year colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 28 four year colleges and universities in Louisiana, the most popular being Louisiana State University with 26,862 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,038. Tulane University is the most expensive four year school in Louisiana with an in-state tuition of $50,780.

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
Centenary College of Louisiana
Shreveport, 549 Students
$36,580 68 62
Dillard University
New Orleans, 1,223 Students
$16,580 - -
Grambling State University
Grambling, 4,098 Students
$5,140 8 -
Herzing University Kenner
Kenner, 255 Students
$13,130 - -
Louisiana College
Pineville, 962 Students
$17,000 31 49
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, 26,862 Students
$8,038 64 70
Louisiana State University Alexandria
Alexandria, 1,819 Students
$4,895 33 73
Louisiana State University Shreveport
Shreveport, 2,602 Students
$5,656 29 67
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, 8,877 Students
$6,400 64 83
Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans, 3,306 Students
$38,126 32 25
McNeese State University
Lake Charles, 5,930 Students
$5,148 42 75
Nicholls State University
Thibodaux, 5,102 Students
$4,922 24 51
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Natchitoches, 6,489 Students
$5,180 30 65
Our Lady of Holy Cross College
New Orleans, 650 Students
$12,480 - -
Our Lady of the Lake College
Baton Rouge, 721 Students
$12,161 43 64
Saint Joseph Seminary College
St. Benedict, 141 Students
$15,650 - -
Southeastern Louisiana University
Hammond, 9,563 Students
$5,777 24 51
Southern University and A & M College
Baton Rouge, 5,311 Students
$4,973 38 64
Southern University at New Orleans
New Orleans, 1,684 Students
$4,483 34 79
Tulane University
New Orleans, 10,509 Students
$50,780 69 51