New Orleans, LA Colleges

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New Orleans (pron.: /nu? ??rli?nz/ or /?nu? ?r?li?nz/, locally /nu? ??rl?nz/ or /?n?rl?nz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuv?l??le??] ( listen)) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,214,932.

The city is named after Orléans, a city located on the Loire River in Centre, France, and is well known for its distinct French Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as the birthplace of jazz), and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The city is often referred to as the "most unique" in America.

New Orleans is located in southeastern Louisiana, straddling the Mississippi River. The city and Orleans Parish (French: paroisse d'Orléans) are coterminous. The city and parish are bounded by the parishes of St. Tammany to the north, St. Bernard to the east, Plaquemines to the south and Jefferson to the south and west.Lake Pontchartrain, part of which is included in the city limits, lies to the north and Lake Borgne lies to the east.

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Schools in and around New Orleans, LA

Name
Tulane University of Louisiana
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $39,850 average out-state tuition; $39,850 average in-state tuition
Xavier University of Louisiana
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $16,900 average out-state tuition; $16,900 average in-state tuition
University of New Orleans
Four or more years; Public; $16,168 average out-state tuition; $4,644 average in-state tuition
Loyola University-New Orleans
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $32,266 average out-state tuition; $32,266 average in-state tuition
Delgado Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,168 average out-state tuition; $2,640 average in-state tuition
Dillard University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $13,650 average out-state tuition; $13,650 average in-state tuition
Southern University at New Orleans
Four or more years; Public; $4,448 average out-state tuition; $2,676 average in-state tuition

New Orleans, LA Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017