Computer & Information Sciences

2021 Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana

6 Colleges
595 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,893 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Computer & Information Sciences School for You

Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in LouisianaComputer & Information Sciences is the #13 most popular major in Louisiana with 595 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that of the 92,596 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.6% were from a college or university in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana ranking analyzed 6 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. For this ranking, we are identifying those computer and information sciences schools that provide their students with a hiqh quality education at a price that is lower than other colleges and universities of the same caliber.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools in Louisiana

Check out the computer and information sciences programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Schools in Louisiana

#1

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of New Orleans. Located in the city of New Orleans, UNO is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. UNO did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #4 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana list.

The average student at UNO graduates in less than 4.6 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $19,857. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from UNO is $92,136. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Northwestern State University of Louisiana comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. NSU is a large public school located in the town of Natchitoches. NSU did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #6 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana list.

It takes the average student at NSU about 4.4 years to graduate, and it costs about $23,742 per year to attend the school. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from NSU be around $104,940. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Southeastern Louisiana University earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Southeastern is a large public school located in the city of Hammond. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Southeastern, the school also landed the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

The average student at Southeastern graduates in less than 4.7 years, and it costs about $23,921 per year to attend the school. When we combine these numbers, we estimate that the cost to get a bachelor’s degree from Southeastern is $112,429. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Our rankings recognize University of Louisiana at Lafayette as the #4 school in this year's rankings. UL Lafayette is a large public school located in the midsize city of Lafayette. UL Lafayette did well in our quality rankings, too. It placed #3 on our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana list.

It takes the average student at UL Lafayette about 4.8 years to graduate, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $27,522. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from UL Lafayette be around $130,730. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Our rankings recognize Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College as the #5 school in this year's rankings. Located in the medium-sized city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is a public college with a very large student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Louisiana State University, the school also landed the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Louisiana State University is 4.5 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $33,803. Looking at these numbers together, we estimate that the average cost of a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University is about $150,761. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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Tulane University of Louisiana comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Tulane is a large private not-for-profit school located in the city of New Orleans. Tulane also made our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana list, coming in at #2.

It takes the average student at Tulane about 4.1 years to graduate, and the average full-time cost to attend the school is around $44,513. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Tulane is $183,839. The sooner a student graduates, the more money they can save.

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Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Mississippi 275
Florida 4,244
Virginia 3,198
Georgia 3,192
West Virginia 829
Tennessee 843
North Carolina 2,606
South Carolina 844
Alabama 942
Kentucky 654
Arkansas 470

Computer & Information Sciences Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Computer Science 417
Computer Information Systems 75
Information Science 57
Computer Programming 32
Information Technology 12

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 1,842
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 1,577
Engineering Technologies 376
Physical Sciences 361
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 217

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Almonroth.

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