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Louisiana

State Leaders

State education policy officials include the following:

F. King Alexander, President and Chancellor, Louisiana State University
Sandra Woodley, President, University of Louisiana System
Ray Belton, President-Chancellor, Southern University System
Monty Sullivan, President, Louisiana Community and Technical College System
Joseph C. Rallo, Commissioner of Higher Education, Louisiana Board of Regents

Policy Highlights

State Attainment Goal: Increase educational attainment of adult citizens (bachelor’s and associate degrees, and certificates and diplomas) to 42% by 2025, with an annual growth rate of 7.2%. Learn more about how states can “Set An Attainment Goal.” Also, find out more about Louisiana’s attainment goal and see other states’ attainment goals.

Louisiana publicly reports completion data for all of its public institutions. See 50-State Table on Completion Data and learn more about how states Measure Progress.

Louisiana set a 120-credit-hour limit for four-year degree programs and a 60-credit-hour limit for associate degrees. Read more about how states Enact Credit Caps.

Louisiana created its Transfer Degree Guarantee to make it easier and less expensive to earn a four-year degree by starting at a two-year institution. Learn more about how states Adopt Statewide Policies to Guarantee Transfer.

Stronger Nation State Attainment Data

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