Top Universities and Colleges in Louisiana

Tulane University is the highest ranked National University in the state, placed 51st nationally in the US News & World Report rankings 2009, followed by Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge (130th nationally).

Tulane University is a private nonsectarian research university in the US. It is placed 15th in The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine ranking of top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation.

Louisiana State University is another Tier 1 National university in the state. It is placed 92nd in the US Best Undergraduate Engineering Program 2008. Its Graduate Chemistry Program is placed 74th in the US News ranking. It is rated 8th among the Top 10 Petroleum Engineering Schools (Graduate Programs) in the USA in 2009.

Louisiana Tech University is a selective-admissions teaching and research university offering bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, with a reputation for offering a private-college atmosphere at a public-university price.

Southern University and A&M College is a comprehensive institution offering graduate, professional, and doctoral degree programs. It is part of the only historically black Land Grant university system in the United States.

Loyola University New Orleans has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for community service activities during the 2006–2007 academic year.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is categorized as a Carnegie RU/H: Research University (high research activity). That puts UL Lafayette in the same category as Clemson, Auburn and Baylor universities.

Centenary College of Louisiana is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South.

Xavier University of Louisiana has been featured in various national publications including The New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and USA Today.

Louisiana College is one of the most recognized colleges in the South. It was ranked 37th under "Best Baccalaureate Colleges" (South) in the 2008 US News America's Best Colleges.

Our Lady of Holy Cross College (OLHCC) is one of the South's most unique educational experiences, and is fully accredited to award associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees.

Our Lady of the Lake College is a private Catholic College founded by the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady.

List of colleges and universities in Louisiana:
  • Centenary College of Louisiana
  • Dillard University
  • Grambling State University
  • Louisiana College
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • McNeese State University
  • Nicholls State University
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana
  • Notre Dame Seminary
  • Our Lady of Holy Cross College
  • Our Lady of the Lake College
  • Southeastern Louisiana University
  • Tulane University
  • Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Louisiana State University System
  • Alexandria
  • Baton Rouge
  • Health Sciences Center
  • Shreveport
  • University of New Orleans
  • Southern University System
  • Baton Rouge
  • New Orleans
  • University of Louisiana System
  • Monroe
  • Lafayette