Top Louisiana Colleges to Add to Your College Tour List!

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Choosing the right college is a big decision for any high school senior. With over 4,000 colleges in the USA alone, it can feel overwhelming! As Louisiana locals, we are lucky enough to have a good chunk of those schools right here. Additionally, picking an in-state school definitely has its perks! In-state tuition is often more affordable, and staying in-state provides the comfort and familiarity of not going too far from home. So check out these top Louisiana colleges and universities and see if any of them pique your interest! 

Four Top Louisiana Colleges For Your Best Future


Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University (LSU) is an excellent choice for anyone seeking a high-quality college education and a well-rounded collegiate experience! It has a spirited campus culture, and the Tigers are known for excelling in a variety of athletics, including football! Located in Baton Rouge, LSU represents the area’s rich cultural heritage. Pair that with its state-of-the-art facilities, then it’s an incredible blend of new and old. Academically, LSU is known for its exceptional academic programming, including engineering, agriculture, business, and the sciences. It prioritizes research and the academic betterment of each student, contributing to its reputation as a fantastic state University.

Girl in a pink ruffle top takes senior photos in a rose garden shortly after committing to one of the top Louisiana colleges.


You’ll find Tulane University located in the vibrant city of New Orleans – an amazing place to experience collegiate life! Tulane is a private resea


rch institution with a prestigious reputation, known for its academic excellence and lively campus culture. They have a strong emphasis on community engagement, and they encourage their students to explore their passions and use them to make a positive impact on the world around them! Its academic programming is rigorous, and it’s known for excellence in many departments. Including business, medicine, law, liberal arts, and public health. They have a wide range of student organizations that help students immerse themselves in all the rich cultural experiences New Orleans has to offer while also contributing to the university’s commitment to social responsibility. 

The ruffle pink top worn by a Louisiana senior girl fits perfectly in the pink rose garden in downtown Baton Rouge.

University of Louisiana

There are plenty of reasons to choose to attend the University of Louisiana, including their wide range of academic programs like nursing, computer science, and the arts, as well as an inclusive community dedicated to student success. Located in Lafayette, UL celebrates the Creole and Cajun heritage, making it a unique cultural experience for any student! They also prioritize hands-on learning and offer numerous opportunities for students to apply their knowledge through internships, research projects, and community engagement. Campus life at UL is lively and engaging, with plenty of student organizations and clubs to join, creating a well-rounded collegiate experience. 

Brunette girl sits behind a white rose bush during senior portraits with Morgan Leigh Photography.

Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech offers a supportive and close-knit community where students can thrive academically and personally! They provide their students with high-quality education with a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs (their engineering and computer science programs are definite highlights of the school!) Their campus has modern facilities and research centers that enhance the educational experience, and their commitment to innovation, industry partnerships, and career readiness further contribute to their reputation as a great school for students pursuing STEM career opportunities!

Top Louisiana Colleges

These top Louisiana colleges and universities are amazing academic institutions where you can truly experience all of the adventures of collegiate and campus life while getting a fabulous education. 

Already know where you want to go? Let’s incorporate a fun t-shirt or varsity sweatshirt into your senior pictures for an exciting reveal photo! But before you go, stop by the blog links below for more Louisiana high school senior content. Then reach out today to learn more about your high school senior portrait experience!

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