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 >>

More Louisiana Students Qualifying for Federal Academic Competitiveness Grants

Louisiana college students are qualifying for the new federal Academic Competitiveness (AC) tuition grant at a higher rate than the national average.

College Campus Safety Initiative Moving Forward

Louisiana’s colleges and universities are making steady progress and are on schedule to meet a June 30, 2008, full implementation target date for a statewide campus security program.

TOPS Program Continues to Deliver on Promises

Students who earn a TOPS scholarship are significantly more likely to stay in college and graduate sooner than their fellow students enrolled without TOPS.

Louisiana University Research Team Receives $9 Million Federal Grant to Develop Cyber Tools

A team of faculty researchers representing nine Louisiana universities has been awarded a $9 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to develop new cyber tools aimed at enabling significant advances in science and engineering

Louisiana Recognized for Progress in Improving Quality of School Leadership Preparation Programs

According to a report recently released by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), Louisiana is the only state in the 16-state southern region to have achieved “promising progress” in every category identified as critical to developing a learning-centered school leadership preparation system.

Columbia University Study Supports Aims of Louisiana’s Dual Enrollment Program

A recent study conducted by Columbia University’s Community College Research Center shows that dual enrollment programs, which allow students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously, promote positive outcomes on such measures as high school graduation and college enrollment rates, college grade-point averages and progress toward college completion.

Regents’ Value-Added Teacher Preparation Assessment Model Breaks new Ground in Education Accountability

Is it possible to measure the relative effectiveness of university teacher training programs in preparing their graduates to help students learn? According to the results of a groundbreaking study presented today to the Louisiana Board of Regents, the answer to that question is a resounding yes.

Regents Approve 2007-08 Operating Budget Review

The Board of Regents Finance Committee today recommended approval of the Regents’ 2007-08 Operating Budget Review submission.

LONI Institute Names First Graduate Fellows

The Louisiana Optical Network Initiative, or LONI, is collaborating with Mississippi’s top research universities to provision access to commodity Internet and the research networks National LambdaRail, or NLR, and Internet2, or I2.

Louisiana Joins TeraGrid

Baton Rouge, LA: The National Science Foundation awarded the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative, or LONI, a prestigious grant for $2.2 million that allows Louisiana to join the TeraGrid, a backbone of national cyberinfrastructure.

Regents Expand CALL Adult Learning Initiative to Four New Campuses

The Board of Regents-sponsored adult learning initiative known as CALL (Continuum for All Louisiana Learners), piloted this past year in the northwestern region of the state, has been expanded to include campuses in nearly every geographic region for 2008-09.

Statewide Postsecondary Enrollment Recovery Continues

According to preliminary campus reports submitted to the Board of Regents, fall enrollment statewide at Louisiana’s public colleges and universities is up some 2,500 students over the fall of 2006.