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When it comes to higher education, Louisiana online colleges and universities can easily be found within the public education system. The Louisiana Board of Regents oversees all four of the state’s public systems of higher education, the University of Louisiana System, Louisiana State University System, Southern University System, and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. With eight institutions, the University of Louisiana System is the largest among the 20 largest public systems in the country. Comprehensively, these institutions offer more than 600 academic degrees across eight university campuses.

Students looking for Louisiana colleges with online degrees can certainly look to this system for programs, as all ULS universities offer distance learning opportunities. The Louisiana State University System consists of nine institutions, including an agricultural center, law center biomedical research center, and several health science centers. Through LSU independent and distance learning, students can take Web-enabled courses for college credit, professional advancement, or personal enrichment. The Southern University System is unique in that it is the only historically black university system in the country. The system includes three campuses and a law and agricultural center, as well as Southern University Online which offers online distance education programs. Lastly, when it comes to Louisiana community colleges online, students need look no further than the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. With 16 public, two-year institutions, this system offers various educational and skills training programs, and makes higher education possible for everyone through LCTCS Online. For more information about Louisiana colleges online degree programs, visit the Board of Regents’ Office of Information Technology website.

Students considering a private education can choose from the 34 private institutions, both for-profit and non-profit, that award academic degrees in various fields. Many of these also have online schools in Louisiana that allow students to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees in various fields like business, medical, technical, and legal. There are also many well-known online colleges Louisiana that provide instruction both on-campus and over the Internet, such as Strayer University, Herzing University, and the University of Phoenix.

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Baton Rouge Community College
201 Community College Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
(225) 216-8000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Bossier Parish Community College
6220 East Texas
Bossier City, Louisiana 71111-6922
(318) 678-6000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Court Reporting Institute of Louisiana
12090 S. Harrells Ferry Road
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816-2246
(225) 292-1950

Type of School:

2-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Delgado Community College
615 City Park Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
(504) 361-6410

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Grambling State University
403 Main Street
Grambling, Louisiana 71245
(318) 247-3811

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Herzing University
2400 Veterans Mem Blvd.
Suite 410, Kenner, Louisiana 70062
(504) 733-0074

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
ITT Technical Institute-Baton Rouge
14141 Airline Hwy Bldg 3 Ste K
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70817
(225) 754-5800

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
ITT Technical Institute-Saint Rose
140 James Dr E
Saint Rose, Louisiana 70087
(504) 463-0338

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
L E Fletcher Technical Community College
1407 Highway 311
Schriever, Louisiana 70395
(985) 448-7900

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education & Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Louisiana Delta Community College
7500 Millhaven Road
Monroe, Louisiana 71203
(318) 345-9000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Baton Rouge
Louisiana 70803-2750
(225) 578-3202

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Louisiana State University at Alexandria
8100 Hwy 71 South
Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-9121
(318) 445-3672

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112-2223
(504) 568-4808

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree
  • First-professional certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Louisiana State University-Eunice
2048 Johnson Hwy
Eunice, Louisiana 70535
(337) 457-7311

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Louisiana State University-Shreveport
One University Place
Shreveport, Louisiana 71115-2399
(318) 797-5000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Louisiana Tech University
305 Wisteria
Ruston, Louisiana 71272
(318) 257-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Louisiana Technical College-Acadian Campus
1933 W Hutchinson Ave
Crowley, Louisiana 70526-3215
(337) 788-7521

Type of School:

< 2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Alexandria Campus
4311 South MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, Louisiana 71302-3137
(318) 487-5439 x116

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Ascension Campus
9697 Airline Hwy
Sorrento, Louisiana 70778-3007
(225) 675-5397

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus
3250 North Acadian Thruway East
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70805
(225) 359-9201

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Evangeline Campus
600 S Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Saint Martinville, Louisiana 70582
(337) 394-6466

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes
137 College Street
Greensburg, Louisiana 70441-0000
(225) 222-4251

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Folkes Campus
3337 Hwy. 10
Jackson, Louisiana 70748
(225) 634-2636

Type of School:

< 2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Gulf Area Campus
1115 Clover St
Abbeville, Louisiana 70510
(337) 893-4984

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Hammond Area Branch Campus
111 Pride Dr
Hammond, Louisiana 70401
(985) 543-4120 x108

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus
5200 Blair Dr.
Metairie, Louisiana 70001-5605
(504) 671-6700

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Jumonville Memorial
605 Hospital Road
New Roads, Louisiana 70760
(225) 638-8613

Type of School:

< 2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus
1101 Bertrand Dr
Lafayette, Louisiana 70506-4909
(337) 262-5962

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Lafourche Campus
1425 Tiger Dr
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70301
(985) 447-0924

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Lamar Salter Campus
15014 Lake Charles Hwy
Leesville, Louisiana 71446
(337) 537-3135 x201

Type of School:

< 2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Oakdale Campus
117 Hwy 1152
Oakdale, Louisiana 71463
(318) 335-3944

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-River Parishes Campus
181 Regala Pk Rd
Reserve, Louisiana 70084
(985) 536-4418 x210

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Ruston Campus
1010 James St
Ruston, Louisiana 71273-1070
(318) 251-4145

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Sullivan Campus
1710 Sullivan Dr
Bogalusa, Louisiana 70427
(985) 732-6640 x100

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-T H Harris Campus
332 E South St
Opelousas, Louisiana 70570-6114
(337) 948-0239 x1

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Tallulah Campus
132 Old Hwy 65 South
Tallulah, Louisiana 71282
(318) 574-4820

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Teche Area Campus
609 Ember Dr
New Iberia, Louisiana 70560
(337) 373-0011

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-West Jefferson Campus
475 Manhattan Blvd
Harvey, Louisiana 70058
(504) 671-6800

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Westside Campus
59125 Bayou Road
Plaquemine, Louisiana 70764
(225) 687-6392

Type of School:

< 2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus
900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, Louisiana 70380
(985) 380-2436

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Loyola University New Orleans
6363 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-6143
(504) 865-2011

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • First-professional degree
  • First-professional certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
McNeese State University
4205 Ryan St
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70609-2215
(337) 475-5000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
3939 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, Louisiana 70126
(504) 282-4455

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools & Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Nicholls State University
University Station La Hwy 1
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310
(877) 642-4655

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
College Ave
Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002
(318) 357-6011

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Nunez Community College
3710 Paris Rd
Chalmette, Louisiana 70043
(504) 278-6245

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Our Lady of Holy Cross College
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70131-7399
(504) 394-7744

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Our Lady of the Lake College
7434 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808-4380
(225) 768-1700

Type of School:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
River Parishes Community College
7384 John Leblanc Blvd
Sorrento, Louisiana 70778
(225) 675-8270

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Saint Joseph Seminary College
75376 River Road
St. Benedict, Louisiana 70457
(985) 867-2238

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
South Louisiana Community College
320 Devalcourt Street
Lafayette, Louisiana 70506-2030
(337) 521-8896

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Southeastern Louisiana University
548 Western Ave.
Hammond, Louisiana 70402
(985) 549-2000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Southern University and A & M College
Southern Branch Post Office
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70813
(225) 771-4500

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Southern University at New Orleans
6801 Press Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70126
(504) 286-5000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Southern University at Shreveport
3050 Martin Luther King Dr
Shreveport, Louisiana 71107
(318) 670-6000

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Southern University Law Center
Baton Rouge
Louisiana 70813
(225) 771-2552

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Sowela Technical Community College
3820 J Bennett Johnston Ave
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70616
(337) 491-2698

Type of School:

2-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Council on Occupational Education
Tulane University of Louisiana
6823 Saint Charles Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana 70118-5698
(504) 865-5000

Type of School:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
104 University Circle
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503
(377) 482-1000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0000
(318) 342-1000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree
  • First-professional degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70148
(504) 280-6000

Type of School:

4-year, Public

Programs Offered:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Doctor's degree

Accrediting Agency:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus
One Galleria Blvd. Suite 725
Metairie, Louisiana 70001-2082
(888) 700-0867

Type of School:

4-year, Private for-profit

Programs Offered:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree

Accrediting Agency:

University of Phoenix is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. University of Phoenix was placed on Notice by The Higher Learning Commission, effective June 27, 2013. For additional information, contact The Higher Learning Commission, ncahlc.org