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 >>

Student Success

 1st to 2nd Year Retention Rate  Same Institution Graduation Rate
Percentage Change in 1-Year Certificate Completers Percentage Change in Associate Degree Completers
Nursing (RN) License Exam Pass Rate  



Articulation & Transfer

 Number of students enrolled in a transfer degree program

Workforce & Economic Development

 # of students enrolled in courses w/ 50% - 99% distance ed  # of students enrolled in courses w/ 100% distance ed

Institutional Efficiency & Accountability

 Percent of eligible programs that are discipline accredited


*Following year 2, institutions were required to add a minimum of one targeted measure to each of the four objectives (student success, articulation & transfer, workforce & economic development, institutional efficiency& accountability) by selecting from a menu of optional targeted measures.