College Education In Louisiana: Louisiana boasts affordable schools and colleges for both residents and non-residents of the state, including 62 public and 25 private colleges and universities, in addition to a growing number of technical and vocational schools. The University of Louisiana state-run system is one of the largest public education systems in the U.S.
Louisiana Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – Tulane University (#51), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (#130); Liberal Arts Rankings – Centenary College of Louisiana (Tier 3), Dillard University (Tier 3).
A Closer Look at Louisiana Education: Louisiana State University, located just south of Baton Rouge, is consistently one of the top athletic universities in the nation; as of 2009, its 42 national championships ties for fifth all-time.
Did You Know? Louisiana’s Southern University system is the only historically black university system in the nation, consisting of five campuses that offer Bachelor’s, Master’s and doctoral degrees.