Which Louisiana schools receive the most state student aid?


Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Louisiana Tech University reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Louisiana schools, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Louisiana recipients of state student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Rouge
30,983
3,849
$28,547,665
$7,417
2
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette
17,123
2,448
$12,885,575
$5,264
3
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston
11,909
1,516
$8,365,946
$5,518
4
Southeastern Louisiana University
Hammond
14,298
1,618
$8,120,006
$5,019
5
University of Louisiana at Monroe
Monroe
9,291
988
$5,083,427
$5,145
6
McNeese State University
Charles
7,647
956
$4,490,980
$4,698
7
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Natchitoches
11,081
979
$4,396,187
$4,490
8
Nicholls State University
Thibodaux
6,453
807
$3,905,568
$4,840
9
University of New Orleans
Orleans
8,151
711
$3,480,370
$4,895
10
Loyola University New Orleans
Orleans
4,261
332
$1,939,985
$5,843

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Louisiana Tech University Loyola University New Orleans McNeese State University Nicholls State University Northwestern State University of Louisiana Southeastern Louisiana University University of Louisiana at Lafayette University of Louisiana at Monroe University of New Orleans

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