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Louisiana Business Colleges

42 Colleges
9,864 Yearly Graduations
$39,165 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,509 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly business graduations, Louisiana is ranked #30 in the country with 9,864 degrees handed out in 2019. Louisiana colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $9,791 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $12,544 per year.

An estimated 57% of college students in Louisiana take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,127 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

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 school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 43% 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%!

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

#2

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,535 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. Tulane has a freshman retention rate of 93%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

This a very selective school with only 21% of students getting accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 28% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,800 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,251 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. For undergraduates at Louisiana State University - Shreveport, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Louisiana State University - Shreveport is $32,800.

#4

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
547 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. For undergraduates at UL Lafayette, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 51% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%!

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

#5

Louisiana Tech University

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

There are 10,289 undergraduates at Louisiana Tech, of which 8,131 are full-time, and there are 11,510 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Louisiana Tech is 4.4 years.

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

Roughly 44% of students at Louisiana Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,633 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#6

Southeastern Louisiana University

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

There are 13,257 undergraduates at Southeastern, of which 9,248 are full-time, and there are 14,220 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Southeastern is 4.7 years.

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

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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.

#7

University of New Orleans

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

The total student population at University of New Orleans is 8,231, of which 6,713 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,905 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UNO is 4.8 years.

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

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,077 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $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

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.

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%.

Students who graduate from Delgado Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 4,058, which includes 1,887 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

3% of SOWELA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,889 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.5% which is much lower than the average rate 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.

#10

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
260 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. For undergraduates at ULM, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% 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. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#11

Nicholls State University

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

There are 6,491 students at Nicholls State University in total, 5,906 of which 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.

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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Nicholls State University is $33,600.

#12

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
207 Yearly Degrees
$8,102 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at McNeese State University is 7,295, of which 6,663 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,407 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at McNeese is 4.6 years.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 35% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,954 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.6% 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 8,116 students at BRCC in total, 3,832 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 28% of students at BRCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,272 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%.

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
$40,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,367 students at Loyola New Orleans in total, 3,172 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,876 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Loyola New Orleans is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. 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 average amount of student loans is $6,386 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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
$4,158 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.

42% of LDCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LDCC is $20,400.

#16

South Louisiana Community College

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

There are 6,698 students at South Louisiana Community College in total, 3,634 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

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

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

There are 1,137 full-time undergraduates at Central Louisiana Technical Community College, and 2,527 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

34% of Central Louisiana Technical Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,851 a year.

#17

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

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

There are 10,900 students at NSU in total, 9,825 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,340 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at NSU is 4.4 years.

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 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%.

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
$4,156 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Bossier Parish Community College is 6,460, which includes 3,259 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 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,800 during the early-career years.

#20

Fletcher Technical Community College

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

There are 1,381 full-time undergraduates at Fletcher Technical Community College, and 2,304 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,071 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 30.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Fletcher Technical Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Southern University and A & M College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
126 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. 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 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,300 during the early-career years.

#22

Grambling State University

Grambling, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
96 Yearly Degrees
$7,683 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,153 undergraduates at GSU, of which 3,813 are full-time, and there are 5,232 students altogether. It takes the average GSU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

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

94% of GSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,975 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%.

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

The total student population at Louisiana State University - Alexandria is 3,381, which includes 1,893 full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Louisiana State University - Alexandria undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 31%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

59% of Louisiana State University - Alexandria students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,832 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,000 during the early-career years.

#24

Nunez Community College

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

There are 890 full-time undergraduates at Nunez Community College, and 2,122 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,100 during the early-career years.

#25

Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
42 Yearly Degrees
$7,169 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,894 undergraduates at SUNO, of which 1,383 are full-time, and there are 2,309 students altogether. For undergraduates at SUNO, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

Only 25% of students who apply get 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 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 $24,800 during the early-career years.

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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