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#28 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
26 Colleges
12,119 Yearly Graduations
$41,150 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, 12,119 students received a graduate degree in Louisiana, making it rank #28 in the nation in terms of graduations. Graduate students from Louisiana can take advantage of in-state tuition, which averages about $10,288 per year. Out-of-state graduate tuition averages $14,480. Depending on the school you go to, you may have to pay quite a bit more - or quite a bit less.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2,309 Yearly Degrees
$54,918 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Tulane handed out 2,309 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #1 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Tulane University of Louisiana

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $54,918 $54,918
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,040 $2,040
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $3,051 $3,051

Public Public vs. Private
2,089 Yearly Degrees
$9,132 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Louisiana State University handed out 2,089 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #2 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,132 $9,132
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $3,903 $20,838
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $546 $1,196

Public Public vs. Private
1,718 Yearly Degrees
$6,196 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Louisiana State University - Shreveport was ranked the #3 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,718 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Louisiana State University - Shreveport

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,196 $6,196
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,153 $13,650
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $408 $1,103

#4

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
677 Yearly Degrees
$6,592 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Louisiana Tech handed out 677 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #4 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Louisiana Tech University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,592 $13,333
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $3,011 $3,011
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $400 $681

#5

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
545 Yearly Degrees
$5,511 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 26 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UL Lafayette ranked #5 in terms of popularity with 545 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Louisiana at Lafayette

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,511 $19,239
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $4,637 $4,637
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $564 $1,326

Public Public vs. Private
519 Yearly Degrees
$11,835 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans handed out 519 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #6 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,835 $24,108
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,254 $1,254
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $573 $1,135

#7

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
511 Yearly Degrees
$6,090 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 26 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UNO ranked #7 in terms of popularity with 511 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of New Orleans

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,090 $10,660
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $3,018 $3,018
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $338 $592

Public Public vs. Private
389 Yearly Degrees
$6,490 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Louisiana at Monroe was ranked the #8 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 389 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Louisiana at Monroe

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,490 $18,590
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,749 $2,749
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $479 $479

#9

Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
370 Yearly Degrees
$14,724 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Loyola New Orleans handed out 370 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #9 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Loyola University New Orleans

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,724 $14,724
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,516 $1,516
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $818 $818

#10

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
363 Yearly Degrees
$5,738 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 26 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, NSU ranked #10 in terms of popularity with 363 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Northwestern State University of Louisiana

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,738 $16,526
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $3,948 $3,948
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $480 $931

#11

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
311 Yearly Degrees
$6,684 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 26 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Southeastern ranked #11 in terms of popularity with 311 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Southeastern Louisiana University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,684 $19,162
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,142 $2,142
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $489 $1,183

#12

Grambling State University

Grambling, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
288 Yearly Degrees
$5,110 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

GSU handed out 288 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #12 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Grambling State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,110 $5,110
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,306 $11,329
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $284 $284

#13

Southern University and A & M College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
281 Yearly Degrees
$5,336 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Southern University and A & M College handed out 281 graduate degrees. This makes it the #13 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Southern University and A & M College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,336 $5,336
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $5,186 $11,632
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $381 $381

#14

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
258 Yearly Degrees
$6,165 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, NOBTS handed out 258 graduate degrees. This makes it the #14 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,165 $6,165
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $480 $480
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $343 $343

#15

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
246 Yearly Degrees
$5,703 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, McNeese handed out 246 graduate degrees. This makes it the #15 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for McNeese State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,703 $13,740
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,417 $2,417
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $460 $910

Public Public vs. Private
240 Yearly Degrees
$14,557 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport handed out 240 graduate degrees. This makes it the #16 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,557 $26,417
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $872 $872
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $645 $1,337

#17

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
199 Yearly Degrees
$5,686 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 26 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Nicholls State University ranked #17 in terms of popularity with 199 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Nicholls State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,686 $6,779
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,362 $2,362
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $553 $669

#18

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
180 Yearly Degrees
$6,356 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, XULA handed out 180 graduate degrees. This makes it the #18 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Xavier University of Louisiana

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,356 $6,356
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,165 $1,165
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $453 $453

#19

Southern University at New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
170 Yearly Degrees
$6,024 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Southern University at New Orleans was ranked the #19 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 170 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Southern University at New Orleans

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,024 $12,965
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,836 $2,836
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,684 $3,992

#20

Southern University Law Center

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Public Public vs. Private
159 Yearly Degrees

Southern University Law Center was ranked the #20 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 159 graduate degrees were handed out that year.

#21

University of Holy Cross

New Orleans, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
101 Yearly Degrees
$12,240 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, UHC handed out 101 graduate degrees. This makes it the #21 most popular school in the state in this category. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Holy Cross

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,240 $12,240
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,760 $1,760
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $680 $680

#22

Louisiana College

Pineville, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
89 Yearly Degrees
$7,416 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Louisiana College was ranked the #22 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 89 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Louisiana College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,416 $7,416
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $400 $400
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $412 $412

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
78 Yearly Degrees
$17,847 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, FranU handed out 78 graduate degrees. This makes it the #23 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,847 $17,847
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,053 $2,053
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $661 $661

#24

Centenary College of Louisiana

Shreveport, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
17 Yearly Degrees
$9,750 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Centenary College of Louisiana was ranked the #24 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 17 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Centenary College of Louisiana

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,750 $9,750
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $400 $400

#25

Herzing University - Kenner

Kenner, Louisiana
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
12 Yearly Degrees
$10,800 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Herzing University - Kenner was ranked the #25 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 12 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Herzing University - Kenner

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,800 $10,800
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $880 $880
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $675 $675

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