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# Louisiana Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Louisiana is ranked #26 in the country with 67,657 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Louisiana is $10,559 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $13,148 a year.

About 67% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,323 per year.

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There are 31,756 students at Louisiana State University in total, 25,826 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 22,726 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Louisiana State University is 4.5 years.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,626 a year. Louisiana State University has a 4.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Louisiana State University is $40,200.

There are 12,923 students at Tulane in total, 7,980 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,260 are full-time. For undergraduates at Tulane, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

This a very selective school with only 21% of students getting accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 28% of students at Tulane take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,544 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Tulane with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is 16,933, of which 14,603 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,929 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

About 51% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,109 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UL Lafayette is $32,800.

There are 4,864 full-time undergraduates at Delgado Community College, and 14,140 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,169 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Delgado Community College is $25,300.

The total student population at SOWELA Technical Community College is 4,058, which includes 1,887 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,889 a year. SOWELA has a 4.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SOWELA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 11,510 students at Louisiana Tech in total, 10,289 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,131 are full-time. It takes the average Louisiana Tech undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Around 52% of accepted students are men, and 48% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at Louisiana Tech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,633 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Louisiana Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Louisiana State University - Shreveport is 8,579, of which 2,577 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,728 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Louisiana State University - Shreveport is 4.8 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,714 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,800 during the early-career years.

There are 8,116 students at BRCC in total, 3,832 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 28% of students at BRCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,272 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from BRCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 14,220 students at Southeastern in total, 13,257 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,248 are full-time. For undergraduates at Southeastern, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at Southeastern take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,869 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Southeastern with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,527 students at Central Louisiana Technical Community College in total, 1,137 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 34% of students at Central Louisiana Technical Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,851 a year.

There are 10,900 students at NSU in total, 9,825 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,340 are full-time. It takes the average NSU undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at NSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,921 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NSU is $30,700.

There are 2,133 full-time undergraduates at LDCC, and 4,522 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 42% of students at LDCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,961 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 29.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LDCC is $20,400.

There are 4,674 students at Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus in total, 1,716 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,080 a year.

The total student population at South Louisiana Community College is 6,698, which includes 3,634 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 42% of students at South Louisiana Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,224 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from South Louisiana Community College is $23,100.

The total student population at Aveda Institute - Covington is 2,232, which includes 2,232 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Aveda Institute - Covington is 87%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Roughly 81% of students at Aveda Institute - Covington take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,306 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Aveda Institute - Covington with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 8,673, of which 6,948 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,761 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at ULM is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at ULM take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,024 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from ULM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Bossier Parish Community College is 6,460, which includes 3,259 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

41% of Bossier Parish Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,927 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bossier Parish Community College is $22,800.

There are 8,231 students at UNO in total, 6,713 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,905 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at UNO take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,077 a year. UNO has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNO with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,663 undergraduates at McNeese, of which 5,407 are full-time, and there are 7,295 students altogether. For undergraduates at McNeese, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 35% of students at McNeese take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,954 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,600 during the early-career years.

There are 6,491 students at Nicholls State University in total, 5,906 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,975 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Nicholls State University is 4.7 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at Nicholls State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,142 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nicholls State University is $33,600.

There are 3,232 students at River Parishes Community College in total, 1,376 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,859 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,900 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College is 1,108, which includes 430 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

There are 6,324 undergraduates at Southern University and A & M College, of which 4,875 are full-time, and there are 7,140 students altogether. It takes the average Southern University and A & M College undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

About 45% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 85% of students at Southern University and A & M College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,273 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,300 during the early-career years.

There are 1,381 full-time undergraduates at Fletcher Technical Community College, and 2,304 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

41% of Fletcher Technical Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,071 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 30.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Fletcher Technical Community College is $24,400.

There are 4,367 students at Loyola New Orleans in total, 3,172 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,876 are full-time. It takes the average Loyola New Orleans undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,386 a year. Loyola New Orleans has a 6.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Loyola New Orleans is $31,700.

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