Shreveport is known as "The Next Great City of the South," and for good reason. As Louisiana's third-largest city, Shreveport's location makes it a perfect choice for nature lovers and city dwellers alike. The Shreveport area is surrounded by rivers and lakes, and students of Shreveport colleges and universities can spend weekends relaxing in nature. For the action-oriented, Shreveport's casinos and clubs are open late.
Shreveport colleges and universities provide educational opportunities to students in northern Louisiana and beyond. Louisiana State University has a campus in Shreveport, and the Health Sciences Center provides health care training and support for students and residents of the Shreveport area. Among private Shreveport colleges and universities, Centenary College of Louisiana provides students with a liberal arts and sciences education in the tradition of the United Methodist church.