The Louisiana Community and Technical College System enrolls more than 75,000 students at its institutions throughout the state.Read more
The Board of Regents is committed to increasing the educational attainment of Louisiana’s citizens through its policy work including statewide academic planning and review, budgeting and performance funding, research, and accountability.
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The GRAD Act was approved by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Bobby Jindal in June, 2010.
As a result, the Board of Regents has entered into six-year performance agreements with each of the participating institutions. In the agreements, the institution commits to meeting specific performance objectives in exchange for increased tuition authority and eligibility to participate in certain autonomies. Read more
Authorized by the state Constitution, the Master Plan provides a broad vision for the State’s higher education system and acknowledges its interdependence with the economy and its many contributions towards better lives for Louisiana’s citizenry.
The actions outlined in this Plan are guided by the reality that Louisiana must raise the educational attainment of its adult citizens if it is to compete successfully in the 21st century world economy. Read more
Through the development and promotion of the Louisiana Transfer degree, a robust articulation and transfer system is now in place.
Graduation Rates are increasing overall.
Louisiana higher education fall enrollment has increased by 16,167 students since 2008.
Working with BESE, the Board of Regents has helped to ensure that more students are graduating from high school ready for college or career. ACT scores are on the rise.
Demand for postsecondary education is rising. More students (traditional and non-traditional) are attending college.