Public Colleges in Louisiana

The 2023 Directory of Louisiana Public Colleges and Costs

Louisiana Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend public college in Louisiana?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Louisiana was $5,564 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $1 from the 2019-2020 average of $5,563 and represents a 0.02% annual increase. The list of Louisiana public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Louisiana and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 32 public 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. Louisiana State University is the most expensive public school in Louisiana with an in-state tuition of $8,038.

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
Grambling State University

Grambling, Louisiana

$5,140 11 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

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$8,038 63 78
Louisiana State University Eunice

Eunice, Louisiana

$2,868 NA NA
Louisiana State University Alexandria

Alexandria, Louisiana

$4,895 35 36
Louisiana State University Shreveport

Shreveport, Louisiana

$5,656 31 57
Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana

$6,401 51 81
McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana

$5,147 35 33
Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, Louisiana

$4,922 38 31
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 26 14