Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond was named the top Louisiana university in Affordable Colleges Online’s “2015-2016 Best Online Colleges for Louisiana” report, a news release said.

The report reviewed all institutions in the state that offer a bachelor’s degree at a minimum and is based on a proprietary scoring system that ranks the schools using various cost-to-quality criteria and metrics, including the number of online bachelor’s degrees available; student-faculty ratio; loan default rate; job placement and career counseling availability; online tuition rate; and six-year graduation rate.

SLU was cited specifically for its online degree programs for people who have earned registered nurse certification and are looking to obtain bachelor’s degrees.