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Louisiana Business Colleges

42 Colleges
9,864 Yearly Graduations
$39,824 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,377 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Louisiana ranked #30 in the nation for business degrees handed out in 2019. Around 9,864 students received some type of diploma that year. Louisiana colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $9,956 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $12,114 per year.

About 57% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,344 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
1,652 Yearly Degrees
$11,962 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 27,825 undergraduates at Louisiana State University, of which 24,097 are full-time, and there are 34,285 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Louisiana State University is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 35% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,615 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% 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.

#2

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,535 Yearly Degrees
$58,852 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,927 students at Tulane in total, 8,537 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,851 are full-time. For undergraduates at Tulane, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

Only 11% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 26% of students at Tulane take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,913 a year. Tulane has a 5.5% 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 Tulane is $42,800.

Public Public vs. Private
1,251 Yearly Degrees
$7,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,553 undergraduates at Louisiana State University - Shreveport, of which 1,719 are full-time, and there are 9,955 students altogether. It takes the average Louisiana State University - Shreveport undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

24% of Louisiana State University - Shreveport students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,640 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% 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.

#4

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
547 Yearly Degrees
$10,358 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,450 students at UL Lafayette in total, 14,020 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 11,318 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UL Lafayette is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

49% of UL Lafayette students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,098 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

#5

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
482 Yearly Degrees
$10,065 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Louisiana Tech University is 11,126, of which 10,013 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,854 are full-time. It takes the average Louisiana Tech undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

Roughly 43% of students at Louisiana Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,450 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%.

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

#6

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
450 Yearly Degrees
$8,289 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,426 students at Southeastern in total, 13,456 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,383 are full-time. It takes the average Southeastern undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,359 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southeastern is $31,500.

#7

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
430 Yearly Degrees
$9,072 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,895 undergraduates at UNO, of which 5,060 are full-time, and there are 8,375 students altogether. For undergraduates at UNO, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,244 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% 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.

#8

Delgado Community College

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

The total student population at Delgado Community College is 13,251, which includes 4,792 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

43% of Delgado Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,402 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.3% 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.

#9

SOWELA Technical Community College

Lake Charles, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
327 Yearly Degrees
$4,265 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at SOWELA Technical Community College is 2,914, which includes 1,492 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 1% of students at SOWELA take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,961 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 24.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,700 during the early-career years.

#10

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
260 Yearly Degrees
$9,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,929 undergraduates at ULM, of which 4,568 are full-time, and there are 8,888 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,212 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.4% which is much lower than the average 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.

#11

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
257 Yearly Degrees
$7,946 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,769 students at Nicholls State University in total, 6,134 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,968 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Nicholls State University is 4.6 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

49% of Nicholls State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,667 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% 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.

#12

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
207 Yearly Degrees
$8,382 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,284 students at McNeese in total, 6,674 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,401 are full-time. It takes the average McNeese undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

46% of McNeese students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,101 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from McNeese is $32,600.

#13

Baton Rouge Community College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
174 Yearly Degrees
$4,221 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,318 full-time undergraduates at BRCC, and 7,376 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

32% of BRCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,256 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.1% 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.

#14

Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
173 Yearly Degrees
$42,030 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,219 undergraduates at Loyola New Orleans, of which 2,955 are full-time, and there are 4,497 students altogether. For undergraduates at Loyola New Orleans, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,982 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,700 during the early-career years.

#15

Louisiana Delta Community College

Monroe, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
172 Yearly Degrees
$4,076 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,807 full-time undergraduates at LDCC, and 3,874 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 47% of students at LDCC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,298 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 29.4% 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.

#16

South Louisiana Community College

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

There are 5,855 students at South Louisiana Community College in total, 3,387 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

40% of South Louisiana Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,905 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.8% 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.

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

The total student population at Central Louisiana Technical Community College is 2,192, which includes 1,099 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,970 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 24.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#17

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
164 Yearly Degrees
$8,672 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northwestern State University of Louisiana is 11,447, of which 10,321 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,163 are full-time. For undergraduates at NSU, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,121 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than 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.

#19

Bossier Parish Community College

Bossier City, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
152 Yearly Degrees
$4,284 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,892 full-time undergraduates at Bossier Parish Community College, and 6,090 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Roughly 44% of students at Bossier Parish Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,755 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.8% 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.

#20

Fletcher Technical Community College

Schriever, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
129 Yearly Degrees
$3,981 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,125 full-time undergraduates at Fletcher Technical Community College, and 2,105 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

37% of Fletcher Technical Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,314 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,400 during the early-career years.

#21

Southern University and A & M College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
126 Yearly Degrees
$9,340 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southern University and A & M College is 6,917, of which 6,145 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,547 are full-time. It takes the average Southern University and A & M College undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 43% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

88% of Southern University and A & M College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,274 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern University and A & M College is $27,300.

#22

Grambling State University

Grambling, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
96 Yearly Degrees
$7,635 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,438 students at GSU in total, 4,511 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,041 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at GSU is 4.7 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Roughly 90% of students at GSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,995 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.2% 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.

#23

Louisiana State University - Alexandria

Alexandria, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
80 Yearly Degrees
$6,758 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,706 students at Louisiana State University - Alexandria in total, 2,066 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Louisiana State University - Alexandria undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 23% of accepted students are men, and 77% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,782 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 Louisiana State University - Alexandria with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Nunez Community College

Chalmette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
72 Yearly Degrees
$4,255 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,166 students at Nunez Community College in total, 790 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,260 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 26.2% 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.

#25

Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
42 Yearly Degrees
$7,059 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,941 undergraduates at SUNO, of which 1,069 are full-time, and there are 2,264 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SUNO is 5.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. Of the accepted students, 27% are men and 73% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,144 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SUNO with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Louisiana Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College 39
27 Louisiana State University - Eunice 35
28 Dillard University 29
29 Xavier University of Louisiana 25
30 Herzing University - Kenner 24
31 Northshore Technical Community College 23
32 University of Holy Cross 22
33 ITI Technical College 20
33 Louisiana College 20
35 McCann School of Business & Technology 19
35 Centenary College of Louisiana 19
37 Southern University at Shreveport 16
38 River Parishes Community College 13
39 Remington College - Lafayette Campus 10
40 Remington College - Shreveport Campus 7
41 Delta College of Arts & Technology 5
42 Louisiana Culinary Institute 1

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