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69 Colleges
14,178 Yearly Graduations
$37,460 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,194 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 14,178 students received a healthcare degree from a college in Louisiana, making it rank #26 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Louisiana is $9,365 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $12,307 a year.

About 64% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,048 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
819 Yearly Degrees
$10,376 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 921 undergraduates at LSU Health - New Orleans, of which 831 are full-time, and there are 2,820 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from LSU Health - New Orleans with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $58,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
732 Yearly Degrees
$10,382 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

49% of UL Lafayette students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%!

Students who graduate from UL Lafayette with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
644 Yearly Degrees
$4,158 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Louisiana Delta Community College is 4,522, which includes 2,133 full-time undergraduates. 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%.

Students who graduate from LDCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
616 Yearly Degrees
$4,098 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Louisiana Technical Community College is 2,527, which includes 1,137 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 average amount of student loans is $5,851 a year.

#5

Delgado Community College

New Orleans, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
608 Yearly Degrees
$4,079 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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 average amount of student loans 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.

Public Public vs. Private
565 Yearly Degrees
$8,768 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northwestern State University of Louisiana is 10,900, of which 9,825 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,340 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

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

57% of NSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,921 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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

Public Public vs. Private
544 Yearly Degrees
$8,974 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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 school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,024 a year. ULM has a 7.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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.

#8

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
542 Yearly Degrees
$56,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Tulane University of Louisiana is 12,923, of which 7,980 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,260 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Tulane is 4.2 years.

The acceptance rate at Tulane is 21%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 28% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,544 a year. Tulane has a 3.6% 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 Tulane is $42,800.

Public Public vs. Private
448 Yearly Degrees
$4,103 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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.

Roughly 45% of students at Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,080 a year.

#10

South Louisiana Community College

Lafayette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
347 Yearly Degrees
$4,205 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,634 full-time undergraduates at South Louisiana Community College, and 6,698 students altogether. 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 25.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from South Louisiana Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Shreveport, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
345 Yearly Degrees
$7,327 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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. It takes the average Louisiana State University - Shreveport undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 37% 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. Louisiana State University - Shreveport has a 8.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Louisiana State University - Shreveport with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
343 Yearly Degrees

There are 167 students at Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette in total, 167 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

79% of Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,229 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $16,100 during the early-career years.

#13

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
319 Yearly Degrees
$8,329 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southeastern Louisiana University is 14,220, of which 13,257 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,248 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Southeastern is 4.7 years.

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

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

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

#14

Blue Cliff College - Metairie

Metairie, Louisiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
314 Yearly Degrees

There are 833 students at Blue Cliff College - Metairie in total, 833 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

96% of Blue Cliff College - Metairie students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,700 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Blue Cliff College - Metairie with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $17,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
305 Yearly Degrees
$14,145 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,018 undergraduates at FranU, of which 513 are full-time, and there are 1,294 students altogether. It takes the average FranU undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 48%. Around 10% of accepted students are men, and 90% are women.

51% of FranU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,150 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from FranU is $45,100.

#16

Nunez Community College

Chalmette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
282 Yearly Degrees
$4,175 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nunez Community College is 2,122, which includes 890 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,877 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 Nunez Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Infinity College

Lafayette, Louisiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
280 Yearly Degrees

There are 138 full-time undergraduates at Infinity College, and 149 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Infinity College is 90%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,735 a year.

Public Public vs. Private
251 Yearly Degrees
$2,976 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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.

Public Public vs. Private
243 Yearly Degrees
$10,443 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 939 students at LSU Health - Shreveport in total, 33 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 26 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 3 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LSU Health - Shreveport is $78,200.

Public Public vs. Private
241 Yearly Degrees
$11,962 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is 31,756, of which 25,826 students 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.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. 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 average amount of student loans is $6,626 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Louisiana State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
235 Yearly Degrees
$7,898 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nicholls State University is 6,491, of which 5,906 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,975 are full-time. It takes the average Nicholls State University undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,142 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,600 during the early-career years.

#21

Bossier Parish Community College

Bossier City, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
235 Yearly Degrees
$4,156 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,460 students at Bossier Parish Community College in total, 3,259 are 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

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.

#23

Southern University and A & M College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
224 Yearly Degrees
$9,141 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,140 students at Southern University and A & M College in total, 6,324 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,875 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

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

85% of Southern University and A & M College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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.

#24

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
206 Yearly Degrees
$9,615 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Louisiana Tech University is 11,510, of which 10,289 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,131 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

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

44% of Louisiana Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,633 a year. Louisiana Tech has a 6.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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.

#25

Blue Cliff College - Alexandria

Alexandria, Louisiana
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
183 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Blue Cliff College - Alexandria is 438, which includes 438 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 95% of students at Blue Cliff College - Alexandria take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,315 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Blue Cliff College - Alexandria is $17,100.

Other Louisiana Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Louisiana State University - Alexandria 178
27 Unitech Training Academy-Alexandria 170
28 Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe 169
29 Southern University at Shreveport 167
30 Unitech Training Academy-Houma 163
31 Xavier University of Louisiana 157
32 McNeese State University 152
33 Delta College of Arts & Technology - Lafayette Campus 145
34 Baton Rouge Community College 143
34 Fletcher Technical Community College 143
36 Louisiana State University - Eunice 142
36 Loyola University New Orleans 142
38 Medical Training College 135
38 Learning Bridge Career Institute 135
40 Unitech Training Academy-Metairie 130
40 Remington College - Lafayette Campus 130
42 SOWELA Technical Community College 123
43 Remington College - Shreveport Campus 119
43 Delta College of Arts & Technology 119
45 Eastern College of Health Vocations, New Orleans 116
46 Delta College - Slidell Campus 115
47 Delta College Inc 114
48 Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles 105
49 Fortis College - Baton Rouge 97
50 Unitech Training Academy-Baton Rouge 95
51 McCann School of Business & Technology 92
51 Blue Cliff College - Houma 92
53 University of Holy Cross 83
54 Herzing University - Kenner 77
55 Ayers Career College 65
56 Compass Career College 63
57 Dillard University 60
58 Blue Cliff College - Lafayette 55
59 River Parishes Community College 52
60 Healthcare Training Institute 51
61 Camelot College 43
61 Baton Rouge General School of Nursing 43
63 Louisiana College 37
64 Southern University at New Orleans 33
65 University of New Orleans 28
66 Grambling State University 16
67 ITI Technical College 13
68 Chamberlain University - Louisiana 0
68 Moore Career College 0

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