Louisiana In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Louisiana by In State Total Cost for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Louisiana by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Louisiana these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Louisiana list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Louisiana tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Louisiana are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Louisiana? Leading the colleges list is Louisiana State University Alexandria in Alexandria with an in state total cost of $15,839.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

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.

Louisiana's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#21 Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, Public Not For Profit

$25,708 61 75
#22 Dillard University

New Orleans, Private Not For Profit

$30,921 23 3
#23 Our Lady of the Lake College

Baton Rouge, Private Not For Profit

$31,458 53 45
#24 Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Private Not For Profit

$37,272 55 63
#25 Saint Joseph Seminary College

St. Benedict, Private Not For Profit

$38,000 NA NA
#26 Centenary College of Louisiana

Shreveport, Private Not For Profit

$53,300 61 81
#27 Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Private Not For Profit

$57,124 56 73
#28 Tulane University

New Orleans, Private Not For Profit

$76,300 84 53