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

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