Bible & Christian Colleges in Louisiana

Bible and Christian colleges are schools that have a connection or affiliation with a given religious organization and are part of the history and demography of the state of Louisiana. Such schools may offer a typical four year curriculum that may or may not include additional courses or practices based on the associated faith. Many of these schools act as seminaries that allow individuals of that denomination to become educated in the study of the Bible and Christianity, followed by work as a pastor, minister or priest. Degrees offered go from the associate level to doctoral, though the degree levels offered will vary by school.

List of Christian Denominations & Affiliations

The list below organizes all the Christian colleges in Louisiana by Christian denomination and further by their religious affiliation. Click the links below to skip to each section.

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List of Catholic Colleges in Louisiana

The following colleges follow or incorporate Catholic practices and are further grouped by their specific religious affiliation.

Roman Catholic Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Our Lady of the Lake College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Physician Assistant
Baton Rouge, LA
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1994
  • Around 1,650 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: ololcollege.edu
Loyola University - New Orleans

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Communications
New Orleans, LA
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1929
  • Around 4,090 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: loyno.edu
Notre Dame Seminary Graduate School of Theology

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Ministry
  • Theology
  • Philosophy
New Orleans, LA
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1951
  • Around 200 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: nds.edu
Our Lady of Holy Cross College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • Mental Health Counseling
New Orleans, LA
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1972
  • Around 1,140 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: olhcc.edu
Xavier University of Louisiana

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Pharmacy
  • Biology
  • Psychology
New Orleans, LA
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1938
  • Around 2,970 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: xula.edu
Saint Joseph Seminary College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
  • Christian Studies
St. Benedict, LA
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1956
  • Around 140 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: saintjosephabbey.com

List of Protestant Colleges in Louisiana

The following schools follow or incorporate Protestant practices and are further detailed by their specific religious affiliation.

Southern Baptist Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Ministry
  • Biblical Studies
  • Christian Studies
New Orleans, LA
  • Accredited by Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Since 2007
  • Around 2,870 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: nobts.edu
Louisiana College

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Biology
Pineville, LA
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1923
  • Around 1,090 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: lacollege.edu

United Methodist Affiliated Schools

Institution NameLocationNotes
Dillard University

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Psychology
New Orleans, LA
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1938
  • Around 1,190 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: dillard.edu
Centenary College of Louisiana

Popular Programs Offered:

  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
Shreveport, LA
  • Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Since 1925
  • Around 590 Students Enrolled
  • School Website: centenary.edu

The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.