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 >>

 The GRAD Act was approved by the Louisiana legislature and signed into law by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in June, 2010. As a result, the Board of Regents has entered into six-year performance agreements with each public postsecondary institution. In the agreements, the institution commits to meeting specific performance objectives in exchange for increased tuition authority and eligibility to participate in certain autonomies. To read Southern University, New Orleans's most recent annual report, please click here.

Student Success

 1st to 2nd Year Retention Rate  1st to 3rd Year Retention Rate
   
   
Same Institution Graduation Rate1 
   
Percentage change in Baccalaureate completers   Percentage change in Masters completers
 
   
Education License Exam Pass Rate*

 

Articulation & Transfer

 1st to 2nd Year Retention Rate of Transfer Students*
 
 

Workforce & Economic Development

 # of programs offered through 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. 

1. SUNO was closed due to impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and was exempt from reporting during the 05-06 Academic Year.

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