2018 Best Online Colleges in Louisiana

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This list of schools highlights the top schools in Louisiana based on their affordable annual tuition rates and academic strength. University of Louisiana-Monroe tops the list with the lowest annual tuition of $8,750 and an academic strength score of 66%. Ranked #3, Louisiana Tech University holds the highest academic strength score at 69%. The university offers 18 online programs, including a Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics & Information Management and a Master of Arts in Business Administration.

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 Academic Strength
#1 #1 University of Louisiana-Monroe Annual Tuition $8,750 Academic Strength 66%
#2 #2 University of Louisiana-Lafayette Annual Tuition $9,500 Academic Strength 66%
#3 #3 Louisiana Tech University Annual Tuition $11,068 Academic Strength 69%
#4 #4 Nicholls State University Annual Tuition $8,901 Academic Strength 63%
#5 #5 Louisiana State University - Shreveport Annual Tuition $8,520 Academic Strength 61%
#6 #6 Northwestern State University of Louisiana Annual Tuition $9,600 Academic Strength 62%
#7 #7 University of New Orleans Annual Tuition $12,026 Academic Strength 68%
#8 #8 McNeese State University Annual Tuition $12,874 Academic Strength 63%
#9 #9 Southern University and A & M College Annual Tuition $12,323 Academic Strength 57%
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2018 Online Colleges in Louisiana Ranking Details

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,750
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Academic Strength: 66%
  • Locations: Monroe

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: $9,500
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 55%
  • Academic Strength: 66%
  • Locations: Lafayette

Online Bachelor's Degrees (4)

Online Master's Degrees (15)

Online Doctoral Degrees (2)

Online Certificate Programs (3)

  • Annual Tuition: $8,520
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Academic Strength: 61%
  • Locations: Shreveport

Online Bachelor's Degrees (12)

Online Master's Degrees (26)

  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Academic Strength: 62%
  • Locations: Natchitoches

Online Associate Degrees (1)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (34)

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Online Master's Degrees (48)

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Online Doctoral Degrees (7)

Online Certificate Programs (10)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,026
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Academic Strength: 68%
  • Locations: New Orleans

Online Bachelor's Degrees (9)

Online Master's Degrees (12)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,874
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Academic Strength: 63%
  • Locations: Lake Charles

Online Associate Degrees (2)

Online Bachelor's Degrees (8)

Online Master's Degrees (12)

Online Certificate Programs (7)

  • Annual Tuition: $12,323
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Academic Strength: 57%
  • Locations: Baton Rouge
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Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in Louisiana (26)

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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