Greater New Orleans, a Destination For Learning
Your Path to the Future Begins in Greater New Orleans
Known for its vibrant culture, family-like hospitality and stunning European architecture, New Orleans is not like other “college towns” – it’s a life-changing place. With 13 colleges and universities and a booming job market, Greater New Orleans is the ultimate destination to carry out your higher education, too.
In addition to highly-ranked academic programs, we bring something totally unique to the table: a rich and eclectic culture you won’t find anywhere else in the world.
NOLA – Not your “Typical” College Town
The way we see it, you can have it all here in the Greater New Orleans region – a well-rounded education preparing you for your career and the type of cultural immersion you’d only experience while studying abroad. Why limit yourself to just one?
Building A Future, Surrounded by the Past
Outside of the classroom lies a city with a rich history waiting to be explored. From New Orleans’ musical legacy of building jazz and hip hop to several centuries worth of trade activity, you don’t have to read about our country’s past – you can see it!
So Many Options Ready and Waiting
No matter the type of campus on your wish list or career you’re studying for, there’s a school ready and waiting. The higher education experience comes in so many packages, and the 13 colleges and universities found here can represent them all.
Explore the campuses in the region
The Greater New Orleans region is home to 13 colleges and universities. Each campus has unique characteristics that attract students from around the world. From the nationally recognized academic programs to the cultural attractions and festivals, you will find the perfect campus that you will call home.
Student Success Stories
No matter your chosen major, program choices, or hobbies, New Orleans has the people to collaborate and help get you there. You don’t have to take it from us, take it from our student ambassadors.
Southeastern Louisiana University
Hallie is a graduate of the 2020 class at Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in Information Technology. Hallie grew up in nearby Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Hallie is a learner and wanted to challenge herself by pursuing a degree that was both challenging but also relevant to the current job market. Her favorite aspect of Southeastern Louisiana University is the student-success oriented landscape the college encompasses.
University of New Orleans
Charles is a student athlete and mechanical engineering major at the University of New Orleans. Engineering represented the perfect opportunity for Charles to combine his passion for math and science with his desire to make a positive impact on peoples lives.
Ryan is an upcoming graduate from Tulane University, graduating with a degree from Bachelors of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Ryan is from Eastchester, NY. Ryan was drawn to New Orleans because of the people. “The people here are very kind and committed to caring for one another and seeing this city flourish”.
NOLA is a place to stand out, explore your passions, and join in on notable rankings!
Employers hire Greater New Orleans Graduates
The Greater New Orleans region is home to a diversified employer landscape. From top tech and video game production companies to world class healthcare systems, there is job fit for all after graduation.