Louisiana residents paid $8,666 to attend the four-year public institution this year $666 less than the $9,332 charged for 2016-17.
Non-residents paid 108.6 percent more than residents this year, or $18,080. Their price tag was reduced 6.5 percent from $19,332 in 2016-17.
About 81 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Louisiana residents. And about 13 percent are residents of other states.
Data shows 98 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,065 students received grants or scholarships totaling $7.88 million and 1,014 students took out student loans totaling more than $6.3 million.
Including all undergraduates, 4,453 students used grants or scholarships totaling $29.15 million. Another 4,388 took out $32.4 million in federal student loans.
Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly described the cost of attendance, which includes both tuition and fees.