New Orleans schools are at the top of their class.
There are nine colleges and universities in Orleans Parish. A number of these schools are nationally recognized for their outstanding graduate and undergraduate programs. Each year, graduates from these schools join the local workforce. In addition to great business and academic programs, some schools feature special training programs in high-growth industries such as shipping and advanced manufacturing.
Delgado Community College’s Workforce Development and Education Unit provides local employers with a way to retrain, advance, and attract talented professionals, through their continuing education courses and Incumbent Worker Training Program.
Total Enrollment: 18,767
(Source: New Orleans City-Business Book of Lists)
Interim Chancellor: Deborah Lea, M.Ed.
Delgado and the LTC Region 1 combined enrollments make them the largest provider of workforce training with more than 9,500 individuals receiving services.
(Source: Delgado Community College website).
Dillard University is a private four-year historically black liberal arts college located in the Gentilly area of New Orleans. Dillard University is made of six academic schools, including Business, Natural Science & Public Health, and Nursing.
Total Enrollment: 1,187
(Source: City Business Book of Lists)
Interim President: James Lyons
25th– Liberal Arts Colleges — Washington Monthly 2011
9th– Historically Black Colleges and Universities - U.S. News
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
The Louisiana Southern University Health Sciences center consists of six schools of medical practice, which include: Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Graduate Studies, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health.
Chancellor: Larry H. Hollier, MD, FACS, FACC, FRCS (Eng.)
LSU Health Sciences operates the only Level 1 Trauma Center in New Orleans. Read More here
Loyola University is a Jesuit college located in the Uptown area of New Orleans. The University is made up of five colleges focusing on Business, Humanities and Natural Sciences, Law, Music and Fine Arts, Social Sciences
Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,965
Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,017
Total Enrollment: 4,982
Source: Loyola University website
Ranked 119 in the South and 336 in Forbes Magazine’s list of America’s Top Colleges in 2011.
Ranked #26 by Washington Monthly as a Top Colleges That Give Back To Communities in 2011
The College of Law moot court program was ranked one of the top 10 advocacy programs in the country in the September 2011 edition of The National Jurist.
Princeton Review ranked the College of Business among the nation’s Best Business Schools for 2012.
President: Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J.
Main Campus Address:
6363 Saint Charles Ave # 198
Our Lady of Holy Cross College is a regionally accredited 4 year institution located in Algiers on the west bank of the Mississippi River.
Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 997
Total Graduate Enrollment: 263
Total Enrollment: 1,260
Interim President: Dr. Myles Seghers, PhD
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131
The Southern University at New Orleans is a public four-year undergraduate and graduate school college.
Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,590
Total Graduate Enrollment: 575
Total Enrollment: 3,165
University Chancellor: Victor Ukpolo, Ph.D.
#159– 2008 Best Social Work Grad School U.S. News
6400 Press Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70126
Tulane University is a prestigious private research university located in the Uptown area of New Orleans. Schools and colleges include: School of Architecture, A.B. Freeman School of Business, School of Continuing Studies, School of Law, School of Liberal Arts, Newcomb-Tulane College, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, School of Science and Engineering, School of Social Work.
Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 8,388
Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,021
Total Enrollment: 13,359
Source: Tulane University website
President: Scott S. Cowen
50th– U.S. News & World Report America’s Best Colleges 2012
14th– A.B. Freeman School of Business Princeton Review Top Graduate Programs for Entrepreneurs
30th– Bloomberg Business Week Ranks the MBA program 30th in the nation
32nd overall and 17th among private universities in income received through technology transfers.
Main Campus Address:
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
The University of New Orleans (UNO) is a 195 acre research university located on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Schools and colleges include: College of Business Administration, College of Education and Human Development, College of Engineering, College of Liberal Arts, College of Sciences, Graduate School and Continuing Education.
Total Undergrad Enrollment: 8,263
Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,640
Total Enrollment: 10,903
Source: University of New Orleans website
President: Peter J. Fos
Forbes’ America’s Best Colleges
U.S. News & World Report America’s Best Colleges 2012
Washington Monthly National University Rankings
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70148
Xavier University is a private liberal arts college located in New Orleans. The university is recognized for its programs in the fields of physics, biology & life sciences, and physical sciences.
Total Enrollment: 3,391
President: Dr. Norman Francis
5th– Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Top three producers in the nation of African Americans with Doctor of Pharmacy degrees.
1 Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125