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2021 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Louisiana

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

Finding the Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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 Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students in Louisiana ranking analyzed 6 colleges that offered a bachelor's degree in computer and information sciences. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent computer and information sciences programs, but they also offer a lot of support to non-traditional students.

To come up with these rankings, we looked at factors such as affordability, and overall quality of the computer and information sciences program at the school. For more information, check out our ranking methodology.

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Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students list, to help you choose the best school for you.

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2021 Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students in Louisiana

The colleges and universities below are the best for non-traditional students studying computer and information sciences.

Best Computer & Information Sciences Schools for Non-Traditional Students

#1

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

University of New Orleans has taken the #1 spot in this year's computer and information sciences ranking for non-traditional students. Located in the city of New Orleans, UNO is a public school with a moderately-sized student population. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UNO, the school also landed the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

The school has a low student loan default rate of 8.5%. Approximately 2,823 students take at least one class online at UNO. 2,541 of UNO students are attending part time. UNO does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Northwestern State University of Louisiana earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. NSU is a fairly large public school located in the remote town of Natchitoches. NSU also made our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana list, coming in at #6.

4,667 of NSU students are exclusively distance learners. 4,592 of NSU students are attending part time. NSU does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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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. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, Southeastern has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

There are approximately 4,239 students at Southeastern that take at least one class online. 4,735 of Southeastern students are attending part time. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Louisiana at Lafayette. UL Lafayette is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Lafayette. In addition to being on our best for non-traditional students list, UL Lafayette has also earned the #3 rank in our Best Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences in Louisiana ranking.

About 7.5% of UL Lafayette students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. There are approximately 4,128 students at UL Lafayette that take at least one class online. 3,639 of UL Lafayette students are attending part time. UL Lafayette does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the 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.

About 4.0% of Louisiana State University students default on their loans in three years, which is lower than average. Approximately 6,275 students take at least one class online at Louisiana State University. 4,121 of Louisiana State University students are attending part time. Louisiana State University does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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

The student loan default rate at Tulane is lower than is typical, just 3.6% of students default in three years. Approximately 801 students take at least one class online at Tulane. 2,137 of Tulane students are attending part time.

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Best for Non-Traditional Students Computer & Information Sciences Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 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 543
Information Science 119
Computer Information Systems 111
Computer Systems Networking 100
Computer Programming 54

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 2,135
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 2,050
Engineering Technologies 1,455
Physical Sciences 524
Mathematics & Statistics 464

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 6 schools only.

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
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