2019 Best Online Colleges in Louisiana

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This list of schools highlights the best online schools in Louisiana based on their affordable annual tuition rates and alumni salaries. Louisiana Tech University is ranked #1 with the lowest annual tuition of $6,552 and the highest median salary at $92,400. Ranked #7, Northwestern State University of Louisiana offers the most online programs. Students can choose from a variety of 36 bachelors degrees in subjects such as Resource Management, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, and more.

Alumni salaries were provided by PayScale. View our methodology for more details or learn more about SR Education Group. To see all online schools in Louisiana, view our comprehensive list.

Rank School Annual Tuition Median Salary
#1 #1 Louisiana Tech University Annual Tuition $6,552 Median Salary $92,400
#2 #2 University of Louisiana-Monroe Annual Tuition $12,000 Median Salary $81,100
#3 #3 Southern University and A & M College Annual Tuition $9,122 Median Salary $78,100
#4 #4 McNeese State University Annual Tuition $7,559 Median Salary $75,500
#5 #5 Louisiana State University - Shreveport Annual Tuition $8,520 Median Salary $73,800
#6 #6 Nicholls State University Annual Tuition $8,250 Median Salary $69,200
#7 #7 Northwestern State University of Louisiana Annual Tuition $9,600 Median Salary $68,900
#8 #8 Southeastern Louisiana University Annual Tuition $8,267 Median Salary $66,200
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2019 Online Colleges in Louisiana Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

  • Annual Tuition: $6,552
  • Median Salary: $92,400
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Ruston
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  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • Median Salary: $81,100
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Monroe
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Online Associate Degrees (1)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (14)

Online Master's Degrees (30)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (3)

Online Certificate Programs (7)

  • Annual Tuition: $9,122
  • Median Salary: $78,100
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Baton Rouge
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  • Annual Tuition: $7,559
  • Median Salary: $75,500
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Lake Charles
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Online Associate Degrees (2)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (8)

Online Master's Degrees (12)

Online Certificate Programs (7)

  • Annual Tuition: $8,520
  • Median Salary: $73,800
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Online
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Online Bachelor's Degrees (12)

Online Master's Degrees (26)

  • Annual Tuition: $8,250
  • Median Salary: $69,200
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Thibodaux
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  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • Median Salary: $68,900
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Natchitoches
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Online Associate Degrees (1)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (36)

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Online Master's Degrees (48)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (8)

Online Certificate Programs (10)

  • Annual Tuition: $8,267
  • Median Salary: $66,200
  • Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Locations: Hammond
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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Louisiana (27)

The most popular degrees in Louisiana include bachelor's in fields such as criminal justice, business administration, nursing, health informatics, marketing, mass communications and human resources. Students can also earn graduate degrees in fields like business, education, nursing and public administration. By choosing from one or more of these degree pathways, students can prepare for some of Louisiana's top paying jobs that include nurse practitioners, postsecondary teachers, engineers, public relations managers, human resources managers, and management analysts. Individuals who aspire to a nursing career in the state may find that the University of Louisiana - Lafayette fits their educational needs. The university offers an RN to BSN degree and a BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Undergraduate tuition at the university is $9,500 per year.

At a Glance:

  • Each of the schools offering the state's nine best values in education have tuition rates under $13,000 per year.
  • Louisiana residents who attend state colleges or universities can qualify for the TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students) scholarships.
  • Tuition at Louisiana State University - Shreveport, the state's most affordable school, is just $8,500 per year.

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