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  • Lela
  • 2237 S. Acadian Thruway
    Suite 650
  • Baton Rouge, LA 70808
  • 800-228-4755
  • 1984
  • Joni Leggio
  • AVP-Marketing
  • 800-228-4755

Program Description

The Louisiana Education Loan Authority (Lela) is a division of the Louisiana Public Facilities Authority (LPFA), a non-profit public trust established to bring financing assistance and advantages to the people of Louisiana. Lela's mission is to serve the students of Louisiana by providing resources for college planning and statewide outreach initiatives to insure student's success on their path to and during college. By providing these services and by offering personal counseling to college bound students, Lela also acts as an extra arm for high school guidance counselors.

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation



  • Less than 25%