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Louisiana Healthcare Colleges

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

Louisiana ranked #26 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2019. Around 14,178 students received some type of diploma that year. Louisiana colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $9,365 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $12,307 per 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 2,820 students at LSU Health - New Orleans in total, 921 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 831 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 1.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 14,603 undergraduates at UL Lafayette, of which 11,929 are full-time, and there are 16,933 students altogether. It takes the average UL Lafayette undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 51%. 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 average amount of student loans is $6,109 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

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

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.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,400 during the early-career years.

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

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

47% of Delgado Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

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

There are 9,825 undergraduates at NSU, of which 6,340 are full-time, and there are 10,900 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 33% of accepted students 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. 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

There are 6,948 undergraduates at ULM, of which 4,761 are full-time, and there are 8,673 students altogether. It takes the average ULM undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,600 during the early-career years.

#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

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

This a very selective school with only 21% of students getting 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 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 1,716 full-time undergraduates at Northshore Technical College-Sullivan Main Campus, and 4,674 students altogether. 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.

#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.

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.

#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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

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 school reports a student loan default rate of 8.6% which is much lower than the average 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.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette is $16,100.

#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 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 10.9% is very similar 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 full-time undergraduates at Blue Cliff College - Metairie, and 833 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 96% of students at Blue Cliff College - Metairie take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $17,100 during the early-career years.

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

The total student population at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is 1,294, of which 1,018 students are undergraduates and of those, 513 are full-time. 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%. Of the accepted students, 10% are men and 90% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at FranU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,150 a year. FranU has a 7.4% 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 FranU is $45,100.

#16

Nunez Community College

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

There are 2,122 students at Nunez Community College in total, 890 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 54% of students at Nunez Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nunez Community College is $28,100.

#17

Infinity College

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

There are 149 students at Infinity College in total, 138 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Infinity College. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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

The total student population at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport is 939, of which 33 students are undergraduates and of those, 26 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 3 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $78,200 during the early-career years.

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. 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.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,200 during the early-career years.

#21

Nicholls State University

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

There are 5,906 undergraduates at Nicholls State University, of which 4,975 are full-time, and there are 6,491 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

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. 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 3,259 full-time undergraduates at Bossier Parish Community College, and 6,460 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 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%.

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. For undergraduates at Southern University and A & M College, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

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

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

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.

#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.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Louisiana Tech is $35,400.

#25

Blue Cliff College - Alexandria

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

There are 438 full-time undergraduates at Blue Cliff College - Alexandria, and 438 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

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

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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