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    Louisiana is home to more than 150 colleges, universities, community colleges, and technical schools. The state supports a network of public universities and colleges, many of which belong to one of four public school systems: The nine schools University of Louisiana system - including Louisiana Tech University, Grambling State University, and Nicholls State University, the seven schools of the Louisiana State University system - led by flagship Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge and Louisiana State University, Shreveport, the four schools of the Southern University System - led by Southern University in Baton Rouge, and the Louisiana Community and Technical College system. Well known private institutions include Tulane University, a selective research university in New Orleans, Loyola University of New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Dillard University - a historically black liberal arts college in New Orleans.

    • Tulane University of Louisiana

      Tulane University of Louisiana Save

      6823 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118
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      Laissez les bon temps roulez, "Let the good times roll," is the motto of New Orleans, but Tulane offers more than Mardi Gras. Located across the St. Charles streetcar tracks from Audubon Park, the campus is expansive and, by virtue ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • Xavier University of Louisiana

      Xavier University of Louisiana Save

      One Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125
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      "Xavier University of Louisiana is the nation's only institution of higher learning that is historically African-American and Catholic. According to the U.S. Department of Education, of all the schools of all sizes, "Xavier continues to rank first nationally in the ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Historically Black College or University (HBCU), Liberal Arts College, Religiously affiliated, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Centenary College of Louisiana

      Centenary College of Louisiana Save

      2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, LA 71134
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      "Fabulous" professors who have been known to invite entire classes "to their homes for movie nights and crawfish boils" and a heavy does of distribution requirements make "affordable" Centenary an excellent liberal arts college. And you could definitely choose worse ... learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Liberal Arts College, Religiously affiliated, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees
    • Loyola University New Orleans

      Loyola University New Orleans Save

      6363 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118
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      On the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, next door to Tulane, across the street from sprawling Audubon Park, and miles from the mayhem of Bourbon Street, Loyola New Orleans emphasizes the Jesuit philosophy and practice of learning, caring and serving ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Master's University, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Dillard University

      Dillard University Save

      2601 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70122
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      Dillard University is a historically African-American school located in New Orleans that provides a liberal arts education with an emphasis on career development. Dillard enrolls about 1000 undergraduatestudents and boasts a long list of prestigious alumni, ranging from a renowned ... learn more

      Historically Black College or University (HBCU), Liberal Arts College, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees, Focus on Undergraduate Professions
    • University of New Orleans

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      2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70148
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      "UNO is "a great commuter school" with "a growing national reputation" but "campus life that is too boring too discuss." Still, this public university offers "a good education at an affordable price" and, what with "the heart of the French ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • University of Louisiana at Lafayette

      University of Louisiana at Lafayette Save

      104 University Circle, Lafayette, LA 70503
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      The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, which is located in the heart of Cajun country, offers varied study abroad programs in Canada, France, and Belgium. Back on the bayou, over 20% of the students choose architecture majors and can participate ... learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • McNeese State University

      McNeese State University Save

      4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70605
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      McNeese State University is located in Lake Charles, LA, about 200 miles west of New Orleans. In addition to boasting three individual champions in the history of its rodeo team, McNeese State offers a comprehensive education to its 8,095 students ... learn more

      Alternative, Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Southeastern Louisiana University

      Southeastern Louisiana University Save

      548 Ned McGehee Ave., Hammond, LA 70402
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      Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond (less than an hour from New Orleans) offers degrees in the liberal arts, sciences, business, education, and nursing to about 17,000 students. Southeastern Louisiana holds heated horseshoe tournaments, and boasts ESPN anchor Robin Roberts as ... learn more

      Master's University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Louisiana Tech University

      Louisiana Tech University Save

      305 Wisteria, Ruston, LA 71272
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      "Louisiana Tech is a comprehensive university about 90 miles from Shreveport that offers a variety of programs in everything from engineering to life sciences. Louisiana Tech offers an array of interesting student groups to its very diverse student population, including ... learn more

      Research University, Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science
    • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

      Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Save

      156 Thomas Boyd Hall, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
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      When you visit LSU, they will show you their tiger. A live one. Once you get past the trip to the zoo, there is a remarkable university to see. Founded in the 1850's with the help of William Tecumseh Sherman, ... learn more

      Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Land Grant
    • Louisiana College

      Louisiana College Save

      1140 College Dr, Pineville, LA 71359
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      Louisiana College is Baptist college with 1116 students located in Pineville, LA. learn more

      Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Religiously affiliated, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science, Offers Baccalaureate Degrees

    Facts About Colleges in Louisiana

    • There are 63 Colleges in Louisiana.

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