Louisiana Community Colleges

  • There are 60 community colleges located throughout Louisiana (39 public colleges and 21 private colleges), serving 92,108 students.
  • For Louisiana community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,474 per year for in-state students and $6,533 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,875 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Louisiana is 81% (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
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
5%
Black
35%
White
45%
Two or more races
1%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
11%
LA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Louisiana Community Colleges by Town:

Recent Articles
December 21, 2017
Many students start their academic careers at a community college, hoping to transfer to a four-year university, but find themselves missing the mark. Thankfully, a new report surveying university leaders provides ideas on how to help students make the transfer successfully.
December 21, 2017
Learn about the research that shows how participation in community college boosts student performance and success.
December 21, 2017
Learn about the controversy surrounding community colleges' admission policies regarding undocumented immigrants.