The price of education: Which 2-year Louisiana schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?


Louisiana residents attending two-year schools pay the lowest in-state tuition at Infinity College, South Central Louisiana Technical College and Northwest Louisiana Technical College, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported by two-year schools to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the lowest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Infinity College
Lafayette
102
$585
2
South Central Louisiana Technical College
City
1,961
$2,946
3
Northwest Louisiana Technical College
Minden
1,130
$2,976
4
Fletcher Technical Community College
Schriever
2,221
$3,966
5
Bossier Parish Community College
City
6,734
$4,079
6
River Parishes Community College
Gonzales
2,342
$4,079
7
Delgado Community College
Orleans
14,239
$4,079
8
Central Louisiana Technical Community College
Alexandria
2,453
$4,098
9
Northshore Technical Community College
Bogalusa
4,995
$4,103
10
Louisiana Delta Community College
Monroe
3,666
$4,158
11
Nunez Community College
Chalmette
2,599
$4,175
12
SOWELA Technical Community College
Charles
3,347
$4,185
13
South Louisiana Community College
Lafayette
6,534
$4,205
14
Baton Rouge Community College
Rouge
7,908
$4,221
15
Southern University at Shreveport
Shreveport
3,088
$4,350
16
Louisiana State University-Eunice
Eunice
3,044
$4,730
17
Cloyd's Barber School 2 Inc
Monroe
21
$7,275
18
Cloyd's Beauty School 1 Inc
Monroe
39
$7,275
19
Cloyd's Beauty School 3 Inc
Monroe
26
$7,275
20
My Le's Beauty College
Gretna
23
$10,125
21
John Jay Beauty College
Kenner
74
$10,400
22
Eastern College of Health Vocations-New Orleans
Orleans
57
$10,700
23
Diesel Driving Academy-Baton Rouge
Rouge
212
$10,900
24
Diesel Driving Academy-Shreveport
Shreveport
154
$10,900
25
Crescent City Bartending School
Orleans
323
$10,950
26
Opelousas School of Cosmetology
Opelousas
9
$11,000
27
ITI Technical College
Rouge
622
$11,156
28
Learning Bridge Career Institute
Houma
48
$12,000
29
Pineville Beauty School
Pineville
59
$12,010
30
D'Jay's Institute of Cosmetology and Esthiology
Rouge
57
$12,100
31
Louisiana Academy of Beauty
Eunice
47
$12,575
32
VH Barber & Styling Academy
City
5
$12,680
33
Guy's Shreveport Academy of Cosmetology Inc
Shreveport
90
$12,900
34
Medical Training College
Rouge
215
$13,030
35
Healthcare Training Institute
Kenner
47
$13,080
36
Denham Springs Beauty School
Springs
81
$13,100
37
Omega Institute of Cosmetology
Houma
55
$13,122
38
Celebrity Barber School
Monroe
14
$13,500
39
Celebrity Stylist Beauty School
Monroe
32
$13,500
40
Delta College-Slidell Campus
Slidell
129
$13,750
41
Stevensons Academy of Hair Design
Orleans
33
$14,000
42
Mid City College
Rouge
2
$14,042
43
Fortis College-Baton Rouge
Rouge
312
$14,283
44
Camelot College
Rouge
166
$14,376
45
J's Barber College
Iberia
34
$14,400
46
Louisiana Culinary Institute
Rouge
179
$14,575
47
Blalock's Professional Beauty College
Shreveport
12
$15,000
48
Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles
Charles
84
$15,100
49
Unitech Training Academy-Houma
Houma
63
$15,100
50
Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette
Lafayette
168
$15,100
51
Unitech Training Academy-Baton Rouge
Rouge
70
$15,100
52
Unitech Training Academy-Alexandria
Alexandria
82
$15,175
53
Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe
Lafayette
78
$15,175
54
Unitech Training Academy-Metairie
Metairie
77
$15,175
55
Ray J's College of Hair
Rouge
16
$15,190
56
Setting the Standard Barbering and Natural Hair Academy
Shreveport
23
$15,345
57
Pat Goins Ruston Beauty School
Ruston
33
$15,500
58
Pat Goins Benton Road Beauty School
City
74
$15,510
59
Avery James School of Cosmetology
Charles
76
$15,550
60
Remington College-Lafayette Campus
Lafayette
421
$15,689
61
Stage One-The Hair School
Charles
78
$15,800
62
Blue Cliff College-Alexandria
Alexandria
535
$15,881
63
Blue Cliff College-Houma
Houma
246
$15,881
64
Blue Cliff College-Metairie
Metairie
866
$15,881
65
Ayers Career College
Shreveport
135
$15,900
66
Compass Career College
Hammond
223
$16,206
67
Cosmetology Training Center
Lafayette
99
$16,236
68
Baton Rouge School of Computers
Rouge
58
$16,354
69
South Louisiana Beauty College
Houma
39
$16,388
70
Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Metairie
Metairie
204
$16,550
71
Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Baton Rouge
Rouge
156
$16,550
72
Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Slidell
Slidell
103
$16,550
73
Remington College-Baton Rouge Campus
Rouge
60
$17,000
74
Bos-Man's Barber College
Shreveport
49
$17,500
75
Aveda Institute-Covington
Covington
2,265
$18,000
76
Aveda Institute-Lafayette
Lafayette
143
$18,000
77
Aveda Institute-Baton Rouge
Rouge
135
$18,000
78
Park Place Premier Barber School
Orleans
35
$18,185
79
Moore Career College
Rouge
105
$18,495
80
Blue Cliff College-Lafayette
Lafayette
284
$19,730
81
Blue Cliff College
Metairie
--
$19,730
82
Blue Cliff College-Shreveport
Shreveport
51
$19,730
83
Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Lafayette
61
$21,000
84
Digital Media Institute at InterTech
Shreveport
14
$27,730
85
Delta College Inc
Covington
203
$28,600
86
Delta College of Arts & Technology-Lafayette Campus
Lafayette
169
$28,600
87
Delta College of Arts & Technology
Rouge
263
$28,600
88
McCann School of Business & Technology
Monroe
591
$32,200


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Academy of Interactive Entertainment Aveda Institute-Baton Rouge Aveda Institute-Covington Aveda Institute-Lafayette Avery James School of Cosmetology Ayers Career College Baton Rouge Community College Baton Rouge School of Computers Blalock's Professional Beauty College Blue Cliff College Blue Cliff College-Alexandria Blue Cliff College-Houma Blue Cliff College-Lafayette Blue Cliff College-Metairie Blue Cliff College-Shreveport Bos-Man's Barber College Bossier Parish Community College Camelot College Celebrity Barber School Celebrity Stylist Beauty School Central Louisiana Technical Community College Cloyd's Barber School 2 Inc Cloyd's Beauty School 1 Inc Cloyd's Beauty School 3 Inc Compass Career College Cosmetology Training Center Crescent City Bartending School D'Jay's Institute of Cosmetology and Esthiology Delgado Community College Delta College Inc Delta College of Arts & Technology Delta College of Arts & Technology-Lafayette Campus Delta College-Slidell Campus Denham Springs Beauty School Diesel Driving Academy-Baton Rouge Diesel Driving Academy-Shreveport Digital Media Institute at InterTech Eastern College of Health Vocations-New Orleans Fletcher Technical Community College Fortis College-Baton Rouge Guy's Shreveport Academy of Cosmetology Inc Healthcare Training Institute Infinity College ITI Technical College J's Barber College John Jay Beauty College Learning Bridge Career Institute Louisiana Academy of Beauty Louisiana Culinary Institute Louisiana Delta Community College Louisiana State University-Eunice McCann School of Business & Technology Medical Training College Mid City College Moore Career College My Le's Beauty College Northshore Technical Community College Northwest Louisiana Technical College Nunez Community College Omega Institute of Cosmetology Opelousas School of Cosmetology Park Place Premier Barber School Pat Goins Benton Road Beauty School Pat Goins Ruston Beauty School Pineville Beauty School Ray J's College of Hair Remington College-Baton Rouge Campus Remington College-Lafayette Campus River Parishes Community College Setting the Standard Barbering and Natural Hair Academy South Central Louisiana Technical College South Louisiana Beauty College South Louisiana Community College Southern University at Shreveport SOWELA Technical Community College Stage One-The Hair School Stevensons Academy of Hair Design Unitech Training Academy-Alexandria Unitech Training Academy-Baton Rouge Unitech Training Academy-Houma Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette Unitech Training Academy-Lake Charles Unitech Training Academy-Metairie Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Baton Rouge Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Metairie Vanguard College of Cosmetology-Slidell VH Barber & Styling Academy

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