Your Academic Journey
Come for a Major, Stay for a Career
Greater New Orleans is home to 13 higher education institutions offering specializations in engineering, medicine, communications, law and business.
By selecting a major that is right for you and diving into an internship or volunteer experience that is uniquely New Orleans, you can experience the best our city and schools have to offer. In Greater New Orleans, your academic journey can expand beyond the classroom and into local hospitals like Ochsner, coastal restoration projects in Lake Pontchartrain and community redevelopment efforts in Central City. Selecting a school and course of study is only the first step to discovering opportunities in Greater New Orleans!
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Rankings, facts, figures
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Xavier University: #13 Best Undergraduate TeachingXavier University, 2020 U.S. News and World Report
Student Success Stories
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.
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”.
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.