LAICU member colleges and universities are a vital part of Louisiana’s higher education sector and an integral component of the economic engine of Louisiana that is higher education.
Approximate number of students LAICU colleges and universities enroll.
Percentage of students attending full time
68% are undergraduates; 32% are graduate or first-professional students
61% are female; 39% are male
Represent diverse student populations
35% of students receive Pell grants
40% of first time freshmen are Louisiana residents
LAICU colleges and universities award 20% of all degrees awarded at four-year institutions.
16% of all bachelor's degrees
34% of all doctorate degrees
27% of all master's degrees
39% of all first professional degrees
Average ratio of students to faculty
Percentage of all first time, full-time undergraduates that are granted financial aid
Students who earned TOPS awards enrolled at LAICU colleges and universities