private universities in louisiana

Last Updated on December 24, 2022

Centenary College

2911 Centenary Blvd.

Shreveport, La. 71134

(318) 869-5131/(800) 234-4448

Highest offering: Master’s degree

Enrollment: 549

Tuition and fees: $35,430 

Application deadline: Early action, Dec. 15; Regular decision, Feb. 15

Student/faculty ratio: 8:1

Popular programs: Biology, business, communication and media studies, psychology, and music

Dillard University

2601 Gentilly Blvd.

New Orleans, La. 70122

(504) 816-4640

Highest offering: Bachelor’s degree

Enrollment: 1,261

Tuition and fees: $17,086

Application deadline: Rolling

Student/faculty ratio: 14:1

Popular programs: Nursing, biology, business, mass communication, public health, psychology and sociology

Louisiana College

1140 College Drive

Pineville, La. 71359

(318) 487-7011

Highest offering: Master’s degree

Enrollment: 1,093

Tuition and fees: $15,978

Application deadline: Rolling;
Top 30 Scholars program deadline, Dec. 7

Student/faculty ratio: 11:1

Popular programs: Registered nursing, health and physical education, social work, and biology

Loyola University New Orleans

6363 St. Charles Ave.

New Orleans, La. 70118

Highest offering: Ph.D.

Enrollment: 3,679

Tuition and fees: $38,754

Application deadline: Early action, Nov. 15; Priority decision, Feb. 15; Regular decision, April 15

Student/faculty ratio: 12:1

Popular programs: Psychology, marketing, business, speech communication and rhetoric, music management, creative writing, and criminology

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

3939 Gentilly Blvd.

New Orleans, La. 70126

(504) 282-4455/(800) 662-8701

Highest offering: Ph.D.

Enrollment: 2,824

Tuition and fees: $7,380

Application deadline: Rolling, 30 days prior to date of enrollment

Student/faculty ratio: 13:1

Popular programs: Christian ministry, biblical ministry and music with an emphasis in worship

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

5414 Brittany Drive

Baton Rouge, La. 70808

(225) 768-1700

Highest offering: Ph.D.

Enrollment: 1,409

Tuition and fees: $12,046

Application deadline: Program specific

Student/faculty ratio: 9:1

Popular programs: Biology, registered nursing, radiologic technology, health service administration and other health professions

Saint Joseph Seminary College

75376 River Road

St. Benedict, La. 70457

(985) 867-2232

Highest offering: Bachelor’s degree

Enrollment: 140

Tuition and fees: $16,913

Application deadline: Aug.1 

Student/faculty ratio: 7:1

Popular programs: Liberal arts and sciences, liberal studies and theological studies

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