Why choose Louisiana
for Higher Education?

The benefits of a Louisiana higher education degree are endless! Whether choosing an Associate’s degree at one of our Community and Technical Colleges, a Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. at one of our four-year institutions, or even a professional degree at one of our medical or law schools your educational experience at any Louisiana public institution is guaranteed to positively impact your future. Read More >>

Carnegie Grant to Aid Study of Louisiana Universities that Prepare Most Effective New Teachers

Recent groundbreaking research in Louisiana has shown that some teacher preparation programs in the state produce brand new teachers whose students perform as well as students taught by more experienced teachers.

‘Zeke’ Supercomputer Puts UL Lafayette on the LONI Map

LAFAYETTE - Zeke is plugged in at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and ready to deliver economic benefits to the university and the state.

Regents Declare Moratorium on New College Programs

The Board of Regents today declared a moratorium on the introduction of new academic programs at all public colleges and universities in the state.

Board of Regents Establishes Pilot Program To Partner Universities With Underperforming Schools

The Louisiana Board of Regents’ Sponsored Programs Committee today approved a plan that will provide at least $1 million over the next three years to help Louisiana colleges of education partner with underperforming schools across the state to improve student achievement.

Governor-Elect Blanco Congratulates Regents, BESE On Collaborative Educational Achievements

Governor-elect Kathleen Blanco applauded the Louisiana Board of Regents and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) today for their collaborative successes in educational reform and highlighted several priorities of her administration’s educational agenda. The governor-elect was a guest at a joint meeting of the two statewide education boards in Baton Rouge.

Louisiana Delta Community College to Locate Facilities on ULM Campus on Interim Basis While Officials Search for Permanent Location

Louisiana Delta Community College has taken a step toward fast-track accreditation with a decision to locate its main operations on the campus of ULM on an interim basis while officials develop a comprehensive facility plan for a location in the Monroe area.

College Management Boards Asked to Cut Student Energy Fees Commissioner Receives Outstanding Job Evaluation

BATON ROUGE – The Board of Regents today (Thursday, Dec. 6) passed a resolution, urging state college and university management boards to reduce the new energy surcharge included in student tuition this fall as part of an effort to help campuses cover rising costs of utilities.

Louisiana College Enrollment Down Slightly

BATON ROUGE -- Preliminary figures for the fall semester at Louisiana’s public colleges and universities show a slight dip in student enrollment when compared to last year’s all-time high number of students attending college.