Best Engineering Schools in Louisiana

This article features top engineering colleges in Louisiana that offer master and doctoral degrees in the fields of biological engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, etc. Please be informed that each school receives national wide rank as the ranking compares all engineering schools in the United States. Some important ranking factors include average GRE scores, alumni surveys, current student interviews, institutional research publications, and peer college assessment. In the following list of best engineering schools in the state of Louisiana, you can see tuition cost for both in-state and out-of-state students, acceptable rates and admissions statistics for each top ranked engineering college.

Best Engineering Schools in Louisiana

National Ranking Louisiana Top Engineering Programs
95 Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, LA)
Overall acceptance rate: 43.0%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 737
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $5,189 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $18,272 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 639
Research expenditures per faculty member: $149,936
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $19,791,641
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
104 Tulane University (New Orleans, LA)
Overall acceptance rate: 20.0%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 759
Tuition: Full-time: $41,650 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 62
Research expenditures per faculty member: $244,805
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $5,875,325
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
126 Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA)
Overall acceptance rate: 80.4%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 710
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $6,582 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $11,782 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 358
Research expenditures per faculty member: $347,854
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $16,349,177
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
180 University of Louisiana–Lafayette (Lafayette, LA)
Overall acceptance rate: 40.9%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 703
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $5,226 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $13,888 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 309
Research expenditures per faculty member: N/A
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): N/A
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
187 University of New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
Overall acceptance rate: 35.6%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 726
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $4,644 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $16,168 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 175
Research expenditures per faculty member: $147,746
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $3,841,410
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%

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