Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Shreveport Higher Education

Northwest Louisiana is a region with a strong focus on education, and higher education is no exception.

Universities and colleges in the region provide a variety of curricula to students, and degree programs range from two-year to four-year programs. Strong community colleges, such as the Bossier Parish Community College, are among some of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation. Northwest Louisiana is also home to some of the best 4-year colleges in the state, such as Centenary College, and offers access to a variety of top schools in the south, including Louisiana Tech University’s nationally-recognized engineering programs.

Area four-year universities and higher education institutions include:

  • Centenary College of Louisiana
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport
  • Louisiana State University, Shreveport
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe

Area two-year colleges include:

  • Bossier Parish Community College
  • Delta Community College
  • Northwest Louisiana Technical College
  • Southern University at Shreveport