Louisiana Colleges Tuition Trends Over The Current Decade(The 2010s)

There are 134 colleges in Louisiana State - 36 public and 98 private schools. The average tuition & fees of public schools are $6,094 for Louisiana residents and $13,622 for others in 2017. It increase 6.49% from last year and 82.96% from 2010 cumulatively. For private schools, the average tuition & fees are $16,843 which are increased 3.21% from last year and 15.76% from 2010 cumulatively.


Tuition & Fees Trends of Louisiana Colleges from 2010 to 2017

Next table and charts illustrates the tuition changes from 2010 to 2017 for Louisiana colleges and universities. The costs officially published by IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education and due to the data availability, the avarage amount mainly based on 2-4 years and 4 years colleges and universities.
Undergraduate (Public) Undergraduate (Private) Graduate (Public) Graduate (Private)
For Louisiana public schools, the 2017 undergraduate in-state tuition & fees are $6,094 which has increased by 86.95% over the current decade and the out-of-state cost is $13,622 which has risen by 82.96%. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 11.85% while last year increase rate was 6.49%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Louisiana Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$3,260$3,716$4,157$4,659$5,119$5,601$6,094
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%14.00%11.86%12.08%9.86%9.42%8.81%
Cumulative Rates0.00%14.00%27.53%42.93%57.01%71.81%86.95%
Out-of-State Costs$7,446$8,578$9,293$10,308$11,479$12,793$13,622
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%15.21%8.33%10.92%11.36%11.45%6.49%
Cumulative Rates0.00%15.21%24.81%38.44%54.17%71.82%82.96%
For private schools in Louisiana state, the 2017 undergraduate tuition & fees are $16,843 which has increased by 15.76% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in tuition is 2.25% while last year increase rate was 3.21%.
Table. Undergraduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Louisiana Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$14,551$15,161$15,472$15,900$16,078$16,320$16,843
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%4.20%2.05%2.76%1.12%1.50%3.21%
Cumulative Rates0.00%4.20%6.33%9.27%10.50%12.16%15.76%
The average graduate school tuition & fees of Louisiana public schools are $9,305 which has increased by 78.56% over the current decade and the out-of-state graduate cost is $21,099 which has risen by 84.39%. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 12.06% while last year increase rate was 7.20%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Public Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Louisiana Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
In-State Costs$5,211$5,794$6,493$7,050$7,643$8,761$9,305
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%11.19%12.06%8.58%8.41%14.63%6.21%
Cumulative Rates0.00%11.19%24.60%35.28%46.66%68.13%78.56%
Out-of-State Costs$11,442$13,133$13,866$15,090$16,916$19,682$21,099
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%14.77%5.59%8.83%12.10%16.35%7.20%
Cumulative Rates0.00%14.77%21.18%31.88%47.83%72.01%84.39%
For private graduate schools in Louisiana state, the 2017 tuition & fees are $15,952 which has increased by 24.77% over the current decade. In average, the rate of increase in graduate tuition is 3.53913% while last year increase rate was 5.91%.
Table. Graduate Tuition Trends (Private Schools) From 2010 to 2017 for Louisiana Colleges
2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Tuition & Fees$12,785$13,933$14,947$14,621$15,003$15,062$15,952
Year-to-Year Rates0.00%8.98%7.27%-2.18%2.62%0.39%5.91%
Cumulative Rates0.00%8.98%16.91%14.36%17.35%17.81%24.77%
You can check the changes of other college costs including room & board costs, book & supplies, and other living expenses at Louisiana college cost trends.

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