University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA

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With over 80 majors and more than 30 graduate programs, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is an impressive public university of 19,400 students, but being here feels like coming home. That’s because we’re an incomparable family of collaborative students and inspired faculty—teachers, researchers, scientists, engineers, nurses, and problem solvers—generously working and learning together.

College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Few professions give you as many choices of where to work, areas to specialize in, or degrees to use as nursing and health sciences. The range of specialties is almost as varied as the personalities of the health care professionals themselves.

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences at UL Lafayette offers a world-class education with the hands-on experience and support you need to have a successful career in nursing, health information management, health services administration, and pre-dental hygiene.

As one of the largest Nursing programs in the US, we're proud to have first-time pass rates on the NCLEX-RN that consistently exceed national and state averages.

Our graduates are highly sought after by health care institutions based on their understanding of evidence-based practice, health care quality, and leadership and management.



The University of Louisiana at Lafayette earned high marks in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings. UL Lafayette's online bachelor's degree programs were the highest ranked in the state.


Top 15% of four-year colleges for undergraduate education | The Princeton Review


UL Lafayette is a two-time winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine. Fewer than 100 universities in the United States earn that distinction.


The University is one of 65 in the country to earn gold-level Military Friendly School status—an award based on the University' commitment to helping veterans enroll, graduate, and find careers.


#25 Most Eco-Friendly University in the US | GreenMetric Rankings


Best Value College | Forbes

Undergraduate Nursing & Health Science Programs

The College of Nursing & Health Sciences consists of four undergraduate programs:
• Nursing
• Health Information Management
• Health Services Administration
• Pre-Dental Hygiene

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