Impact/Statistics

LAICU QUICK FACTS

LAICU colleges and universities:

  • Enroll approximately 28,000 students
    • 75% attend full time
    • 68% are undergraduates; 32% are graduate or first-professional students
    • 59% are female; 41% are male
    • 43% represent diverse student populations
    • 30% receive Pell grants
    • 40% of first time freshman are Louisiana residents

LAICU colleges and universities:

  • Enroll 15.7% of all four-year college students in Louisiana

LAICU colleges and universities:

  • Award 20.1% of all degrees awarded at four-year institutions
    • 15.6% of all bachelor’s degrees
    • 25.26% of all master’s degrees
    • 43.13% of all doctorate degrees
    • 44% of all first professional degrees

LAICU colleges and universities have:

  • An average ratio of students to faculty of 16:1

LAICU colleges and universities:

  • Grant financial aid to 95% of all first time, full time undergraduates

LAICU colleges and universities:

  • Educate 15.7% of all students at Louisiana four-year institutions

LAICU colleges and universities:

  • Award 20.1% of all degrees

LAICU colleges and universities receive:

  • 0% of state general funds for higher education

LAICU colleges and universities:

  • Educate minority students at the same percentages of enrollment as do their public counterparts
  • Independent students typically graduate in four years from a private college while the average graduation time at a public institution is six years
  • The state invests $0 for each four-year undergraduate degree by a Louisiana resident from a private college or university
  • The state invests over $32,000 for a six-year undergraduate degree by a Louisiana resident at a public university
  • Independent colleges and universities educate students with need:
    • 30% of LAICU students are Pell Grant recipients
    •  9.94% of Louisiana’s Go Grant (need-based) awards to Louisiana residents at four- year institutions

Louisiana Tuition Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) Office of Student Financial Assistance – AY 2015-2016 Awards (as of 3/24/17)

Institution Opportunity Performance Honors Total
Centenary College 70 45 77 192
Dillard University 116 33 8 157
Louisiana College 177 91 66 334
Loyola University 257 160 215 632
NO Baptist Theological Seminary 11 5 5 21
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University 173 72 24 269
St. Joseph Seminary College
10 10 15 35
Tulane University 98 40 537 675
University of Holy Cross 96 32 6 134
Xavier University 308 285 192 785
TOTALS 1,316 773 1,145 3,234

Summary of TOPS Awards

47,799 – Total awards to (4yr) Public & Private Institutions

44,480 - Awards to State (4yr) Institutions (less TOPS Tech Awards)

3,234 –  Total awards to LAICU Institutions -- 6.77% of all awards @ 4yr institutions

 

 

 


Statistics:  National Center for Education Statistics :  IPEDS data:  Fall, 2016 Enrollments; Spring 2015 Completions, IPEDS: 2016-2017

Institution Enrollment, Fall 2016 Full time/Part time Undergrad/Grad Male/Female Diversity*** LA Residents as Freshmen Degrees Awarded
Centenary College  549  482/67  490/59  233/316 33% N/A 153
Dillard University  1261  1179/82  1261/0  341/920 99% N/A 256
Louisiana College  1093  832/261  909/184  529/564 38% N/A 225
Loyola University  3679  2853/826  2482/1197  1343/2336 45% N/A 1252
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary  2824  777/2047  1250/1574  2185/639 36% N/A 353
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University  1409  658/751  1221/188 208/1201 38% N/A 426
St. Joseph Seminary College  154  149/5  154/0 154/0 38% N/A 27
Tulane University  12,581  10,296/2285  7924/4657 5442/7139 37% N/A 3888
University of Holy Cross  1040  584/456  765/275 186/854 73% N/A 213
Xavier University  2997  2834/163  2248/749 813/2184 93% N/A 544
Totals  27,587  20,644/6943  18,704/8,883 11,434/16,153     7337

Source: IPEDS calculates FTE based on credit hours and does not include professional students

***Diversity: IPEDS requires institutional data by the following groups: 1)nonresident alien; 2)Black, non-Hispanic; 3)American Indian or Alaskan Native; 4)Asian or Pacific Islander; 5)Hispanic; 6)White, non-Hispanic and 7)race/ethnicity unknown. Our diversity percentages represent all groups except White.