2020 Best Online Colleges in Louisiana

This list of schools highlights the best online schools in Louisiana based on their affordable annual tuition rates and alumni salaries. is ranked #1 with the lowest annual tuition at and the highest median salary at $92,400. Ranked #2, offers the most online programs. Students can choose from a variety of bachelors degrees in subjects such as criminal justice, business administration, nursing, and more.

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2020 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.

Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Louisiana

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.

At a Glance:

  • About half of the schools in Louisiana offer tuition rates under $15,000 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 - Eunice, the state's most affordable school, is just $7,260 per year.


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