List of Private Universities & Colleges in Louisiana
Private universities can be found throughout the state of Louisiana, and can vary greatly in size and enrollment. Most private institutions tend to specialize in specific areas of study, and tend to have higher tuition costs due to a lack of public funding. The level of education offered by private institutions varies from institution to institution, with some schools offering the full range of degree levels, while others may focus specifically on undergraduate or graduate level studies. Private schools tend to have more individualized education options, but may only have a few, if any, research program options in place.
List of Large 4-Year Private Universities in Louisiana
There are 2 large private universities in our database for Louisiana. Follow the links below to get more details about each school.
Large Universities with Research Facilities or Faculty
The universities listed below offer many diverse academic programs, have a large student body, and usually have research facilities or faculty involved with research. These schools very often have graduate and professional programs as well.
Tulane University of Louisiana in New Orleans, LA
Visit the website for Tulane University of Louisiana at tulane.edu
- 10,000 to 19,999 Undergraduate Students Enrolled
- Estimated tuition & fees: $51,000 per year
Large Primarily Academic Universities
Each university listed below offers a diverse set of degrees and programs, unlike the research universities listed above, these schools contain little to no research activity on campus and are primarily academic.
- Loyola University in New Orleans, LA
Small to Medium Sized 4-Year Universities
The 4-year schools listed below have a small to medium sized student body and may offer a wide range of associate and bachelor's degrees. Get more information about each school by clicking the links below.
- in Baton Rouge, LA
- Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, LA
- Dillard University in New Orleans, LA
- Herzing University in Kenner, LA
- ITT Technical Institute in Baton Rouge, LA
- Louisiana College in Pineville, LA
- Our Lady of Holy Cross College in New Orleans, LA
4-Year Colleges with a Special Focus on an Area of Study
The schools below are grouped by their special area of focus. To learn about admissions, tuition & fees, programs offered, and more click on the school names below.
- ITT Technical Institute in Saint Rose, LA
Theological Seminaries, Bible Colleges, and Other Faith-Related Institutions
- New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) in New Orleans, LA
Health Professions Schools
- Our Lady of the Lake College in Baton Rouge, LA
Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Louisiana in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. 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 2008-2014: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.