Louisiana Community Colleges

There are 62 community colleges located throughout Louisiana (39 public colleges and 23 private colleges), serving 91,782 students.
For Louisiana community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,875 per year for in-state students and $5,604 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,345 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 82% (view national acceptance rates).
Louisiana community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 55% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 34:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(LA) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
5%
Black
35%
White
45%
Two or more races
1%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
11%
LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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Today's high school dropout rates call for drastic measures, and community colleges are taking action to help keep students in high school. Learn about their innovative programs and how your local community college is keeping high school students on campus.
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