Louisiana residents paid $7,886 to attend the four-year public institution this year $245 more than the $7,641 charged for 2016-17.
Non-residents paid 13.9 percent more than residents this year, or $8,979. Their price tag was reduced 51.7 percent from $18,572 in 2016-17.
About 96 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Louisiana residents. About 3 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.
Data shows 95 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,077 students received grants or scholarships totaling $8.5 million and 641 students took out student loans totaling more than $3.46 million.
Including all undergraduates, 4,063 students used grants or scholarships totaling $27.95 million. Another 2,787 took out $17.73 million in federal student loans.