Louisiana Community Colleges

There are 64 community colleges located throughout Louisiana (42 public colleges and 22 private colleges), serving 87,900 students.
Minority enrollment is 57% (majority Black), which is more than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is more than the 21:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(LA) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
4%
Black
41%
White
43%
Unknown
10%

Louisiana Community Colleges by Town:

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Did You Know?
For Louisiana public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,186 per year for in-state students and $5,833 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,355 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 82%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Louisiana community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Louisiana is Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.