# Louisiana Colleges

In 2018, 40,803 students received a degree from a college in Louisiana, making it rank #32 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Louisiana is $9,992 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $12,659 a year.

An estimated 59% of college students in Louisiana take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,051 per year.

## Most Popular Schools in Louisiana

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

There are 30,861 students at Louisiana State University in total, 22,060 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Louisiana State University, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

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

Roughly 36% of students at Louisiana State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,626 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 12,384 students at Tulane in total, 6,716 of which are full-time undergraduates. Tulane has a freshman retention rate of 93%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Only 21% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 28% of students at Tulane take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,544 a year. Tulane has a 4.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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.

There are 12,767 full-time undergraduates at UL Lafayette, and 17,297 students altogether. 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.

Roughly 49% of students at UL Lafayette take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,109 a year. UL Lafayette has a 6.7% 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 UL Lafayette is $32,800.

There are 8,998 full-time undergraduates at Southeastern, and 14,285 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

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. The student loan default rate of 6.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

The total student population at Louisiana Tech University is 12,839, of which 8,090 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

44% of Louisiana Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,633 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,400 during the early-career years.

There are 10,572 students at NSU in total, 5,471 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at NSU, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

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 typical student loan amount is $5,921 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 9,181, of which 5,212 students are full-time undergraduates. 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 5.5% 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.

There are 7,964 students at UNO in total, 4,737 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNO is 4.8 years.

About 57% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at UNO take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,077 a year. UNO has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,500 during the early-career years.

There are 6,327 students at Nicholls State University in total, 4,662 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Nicholls State University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

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

51% of Nicholls State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,142 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.1% 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 5,567 full-time undergraduates at McNeese, and 7,629 students altogether. It takes the average McNeese undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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

35% of McNeese students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,954 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from McNeese with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 5,996 students at Louisiana State University - Shreveport in total, 1,641 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Louisiana State University - Shreveport, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

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

Roughly 36% of students at Louisiana State University - Shreveport take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,714 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

The total student population at Delgado Community College is 14,239, of which 5,147 students are full-time undergraduates. 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 average amount of student loans is $5,169 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,300 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Southern University and A & M College is 6,118, of which 4,530 students are full-time undergraduates. 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.

Approximately 85% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,273 a year. Southern University and A & M College has a 8.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Southern University and A & M College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,446 full-time undergraduates at Loyola New Orleans, and 3,759 students altogether. It takes the average Loyola New Orleans undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Loyola New Orleans take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,386 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Loyola New Orleans with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 696 full-time undergraduates at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, and 2,777 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 0.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans is $58,600.

The total student population at Grambling State University is 5,191, of which 3,734 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at GSU is 4.2 years.

About 43% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 94% of students at GSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,975 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from GSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,541 full-time undergraduates at Bossier Parish Community College, and 6,734 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans is $5,927 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Bossier Parish Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at South Louisiana Community College is 6,534, of which 3,562 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

42% of South Louisiana Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,224 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,100 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Baton Rouge Community College is 7,908, of which 3,878 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 28% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,272 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,700 during the early-career years.

There are 3,044 students at XULA in total, 2,155 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average XULA undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 24% are men and 76% are women.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,061 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from XULA is $29,900.

There are 2,546 students at SUNO in total, 1,520 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at SUNO, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

This a very selective school with only 25% of students getting accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,357 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SUNO is $24,800.

There are 1,844 full-time undergraduates at Louisiana State University - Alexandria, and 3,372 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 31% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,832 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Louisiana State University - Alexandria with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,347 students at SOWELA in total, 1,694 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 3% of students at SOWELA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,889 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.2% which is higher than the national average 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 313 full-time undergraduates at NOBTS, and 2,824 students altogether.

Roughly 31% of students at NOBTS take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,012 a year.

There are 1,429 full-time undergraduates at LSU Eunice, and 3,044 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,951 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LSU Eunice is $26,200.

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