Louisiana Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Louisiana by Out of State Tuition for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Louisiana by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in Louisiana but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Louisiana for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of state tuition. 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 out of state tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Louisiana are listed by one year's out of state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Louisiana? Leading the colleges list is Southern University and A & M College in Baton Rouge with an out of state tuition of $4,973.

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.

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Louisiana's Cheapest Colleges by Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#21 University of Louisiana Monroe

Monroe, Public Not For Profit

$17,888 37 56
#22 Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, Public Not For Profit

$18,255 29 20
#23 Saint Joseph Seminary College

St. Benedict, Private Not For Profit

$18,700 NA NA
#24 University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Public Not For Profit

$19,135 47 49
#25 Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Private Not For Profit

$23,065 55 63
#26 Centenary College of Louisiana

Shreveport, Private Not For Profit

$38,060 61 81
#27 Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Private Not For Profit

$40,288 56 73
#28 Tulane University

New Orleans, Private Not For Profit

$54,766 84 53