Louisiana has a number of colleges and universities with different qualities that should be considered. From a safety standpoint, Southern University – New Orleans beats out McNeese State University with a safety score of 98.2 out of 100 to 95.4 out of 100.

The average student loan varies from school to school with Xavier University of Louisiana having the highest average outstanding student loan amount of $8136. However, students are able to save some money by searching online for cheap textbooks with our textbook search engine located in the sidebar.

When determining the best overall college or university in Louisiana, including multiple factors such as quality of education, safety, cost and student reviews – University of New Orleans scores highest with a 85.5 out of 100 score, followed by Xavier University of Louisiana (84.3) and Centenary College of Louisiana (84.1). For more detailed information on particular schools select from the list below:

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