Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Louisiana

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Louisiana was home to 37 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 37 institutions enrolled 225,251 students in fall 2017: 194,073 in undergraduate programs and 31,178 in graduate programs. A total of 81,564 students attending post-secondary school in Louisiana took at least one distance education course, representing 36.2 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 23,571 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 18,713 (79.3%) of those residing in the state of Louisiana.

The majority of institutions were public: including 17 four-year schools and 11 two-year schools. The state was also home to 9 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in Louisiana's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

37 Degree Granting Institutions

 

225,251 Students Enrolled

 

81,564 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 225,251 students in fall 2017, the 37 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Louisiana offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Louisiana offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Louisiana

Baton Rouge Community College
201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Centenary College of Louisiana
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, LA 71134-1188 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University
5414 Brittany Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808 
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Louisiana College
1140 College Dr
Pineville, LA 71359 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
156 Thomas Boyd Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2750 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA 71103 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Louisiana State University-Eunice
2048 Johnson Hwy
Eunice, LA 70535 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Louisiana Tech University
1310 West Railroad Avenue
Ruston, LA 71272 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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McNeese State University
4205 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA 70605 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Northwestern State University of Louisiana
175 Sam Sibley Drive
Natchitoches, LA 71497-0002 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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River Parishes Community College
925 West Edenborne Parkway
Gonzales, LA 70737 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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South Louisiana Community College
1101 Bertrand Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506-4109 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Southern University and A & M College
3rd Floor, J.S. Clark Adm. Building, P.O. Box 9374
Baton Rouge, LA 70813 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Southern University at Shreveport
3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, LA 71107 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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SOWELA Technical Community College
3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave
Lake Charles, LA 70615 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Holy Cross
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131-7399 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0000 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Xavier University of Louisiana
1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125-1098 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Bossier Parish Community College
6220 East Texas
Bossier City, LA 71111-6922 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Delgado Community College
615 City Park Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Fletcher Technical Community College
1407 Highway 311
Schriever, LA 70395 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Grambling State University
403 Main Street
Grambling, LA 71245 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Louisiana Delta Community College
7500 Millhaven Rd
Monroe, LA 71203 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans
433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Louisiana State University-Alexandria
8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302-9121 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Louisiana State University-Shreveport
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115-2399 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Loyola University New Orleans
6363 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118-6143 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Nicholls State University
University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70310 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
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Nunez Community College
3710 Paris Rd
Chalmette, LA 70043 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Saint Joseph Seminary College
75376 River Road
St. Benedict, LA 70457 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
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Southeastern Louisiana University
548 Ned McGehee Ave.
Hammond, LA 70402 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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Southern University at New Orleans
6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, LA 70126 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
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Baton Rouge, LA 70813 
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Tulane University of Louisiana
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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University of Louisiana at Lafayette
104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
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University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148 
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