North Louisiana's 12 colleges and universities form what we call the North Louisiana Innovation Corridor that generates the innovation necessary to increase productivity and produces top quality graduates and the human capital necessary to sustain business growth and expansion.More than 41,000 students are enrolled in our four year, two year and technical schools in key fields such as allied health, pharmacology, engineering, manufacturing, process technology, and business. Our higher education partners work readily with business and industry to create a workforce pipeline to fill demand fields. North Louisiana institutions of higher education are recognized nationally and globally for their top quality programs and research. Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana is the largest four year university in North Louisiana. It was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a tier 1 school and a top graduate school and research institution. Centenary College ranks as a top tier liberal arts college in North Louisiana. The region's community colleges are some of the fastest-growing in the nation and offer programs specifically addressing the needs of our industries. Learn more about the enrollment, degrees conferred and programs available at North Louisiana's 12 colleges and universities.