Finishing your degree changes what’s possible.

You were on the path to finishing your degree–then life happened. But your success story won’t end there. Jump back on path right now with passionate coaches dedicated to helping you walk across the stage.

How It Works

Wondering how to get started? A simple application will connect you to an assigned coach that can handle everything from helping you choose a degree to guiding you through re-enrollment.

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    Apply For Compete LA

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    Get Matched with Coach

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    Coach Evaluates Degree Path

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    Stay Connected With Your Coach Through Graduation

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See How Much You Could Earn

Going back to school probably feels like a big step.

But think about the possibilities: College-educated workers enjoy a substantial earnings premium. On an annual basis, bachelor’s degree holders earn about $32,000 more than those whose highest degree is a high school diploma. Click a career path to see how a bachelor’s degree can change your life.


  • In my experience, signing up with CompeteLA was extremely simple and fast.  I anticipate the program to be a tremendous help in achieving my goal of earning my degree.

    Likewise, enrolling in the BASAH program at NSU has given me the opportunity to realize a dream that I have held for a long time.  The staff at NSU, especially Dr. Laura Aaron, have been extremely helpful and have bent over backward to assist me.  I greatly appreciate all of their help.

    Seth Calhoun CST – Northwestern State University

  • “As one of the first Compete LA students at Northwestern State, I have an abundance of gratitude for this program. They managed to take the fear and obscurity out of the registration process. Being out of school for seventeen years was the cause for intimidation while contemplating the completion of my undergraduate degree. However, my Compete LA coach was by my side every step of the way. Her guidance and relentless motivation were the catalysts for my re-entry. Not only have I excelled during the completion of my undergraduate degree, but I have also decided that I will be pursuing my graduate degree as well. I would consider Compete LA a huge success!”

    Allison Cole – Northwestern State University

  • “ULM Online isn’t just about convenience. I believe it is about finding yourself as a student. Going to class every day can be fun and interesting, but it can also become tedious. Learning online allows for many more avenues of information, it connects students with their peers from all over the country, it helps students discover themselves as learners, and it allows for greater flexibility.”

    Tiffany Howington – History – ULM

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Are You Prepared for What’s Next?

More income, better positions, new careers – all the above. Join Compete LA to meet your coach and get started.

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