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Houma, Louisiana (LA) Colleges and Universities

While there are no public or private, not-for-profit schools in Houma, there are many such schools located within a 45-mile radius. Read about some of the area's schools, including those with the highest graduation rate, lowest net price, and largest student body.

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There are many schools located within 45 miles of Houma, Louisiana, giving students a variety of options to choose from when looking for their ideal public or private non-profit college. Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), these are the schools located closest to Houma, as well as the schools with the largest student bodies, the lowest net prices, and the highest graduation rates.

Closest Schools to Houma, Louisiana

Location is a big part of searching for your ideal college. While there are no public or private non-profit colleges located in Houma itself, these four schools are located nearby:

  • Nicholls State University (14.4 miles from Houma, Louisiana)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (45 miles from Houma, Louisiana)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana (45 miles from Houma, Louisiana)
  • Dillard University (50 miles from Houma, Louisiana)

Largest Schools near Houma, Louisiana

For some students, the size of a school's student body is an important factor in finding the ideal college. The schools with the largest student bodies near Houma, Louisiana are:

  • Tulane University of Louisiana (12,485 students)
  • Nicholls State University (6,158 students)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (4,087 students)
  • Dillard University (1,185 students)

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Lowest Net Price

The NCES bases net price on full-time, in-state undergraduate students. If cost is an important part of deciding the best college for you, the following schools have the lowest net price near Houma, Louisiana in the 2014 to 2015 school year:

  • Nicholls State University ($9,892)
  • Dillard University ($18,001)
  • Loyola University New Orleans ($26,601)
  • Tulane University of Louisiana ($32,075)

Highest Graduation Rate

A school's graduation rate may also be an important factor for students looking for the right college. According to NCES data, which bases graduation rate off of 150% of the average amount of time it takes a full-time undergraduate to complete their program, the public or private not-for-profit schools with the highest graduation rates near Houma in the 2014 to 2015 school year were:

  • Tulane University of Louisiana (83%)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (66%)
  • Nicholls State University (44%)
  • Dillard University (38%)

Whether you value graduation rate, net price, location, or student population most highly, there are several schools in the Houma, Louisiana, area to choose from.

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