University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, founded in 1898, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of the Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, General Studies, Liberal Arts, Nursing, and Sciences, and through the Graduate School. Its 1,375-acre campus is located in Lafayette, 50 miles from Baton Rouge.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA

Tuition & Fees

$11,198

$26,926

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
21%
24-29
33%
18-23
43%
12-17
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
37%
18-23
48%
12-17
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
36%
18-23
53%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,206
Declined + 2,932
Total Received 9,138
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Public

14,603

undergraduate students

2,330

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 6672
ACT 1612

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette, founded in 1898, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of the Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, General Studies, Liberal Arts, Nursing, and Sciences, and through the Graduate School. Its 1,375-acre campus is located in Lafayette, 50 miles from Baton Rouge.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 16,933
Established in 1898
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Lafayette, LA

1,375-acre, suburban campus in Lafayette (population: 126,848), 50 miles from Baton Rouge and 125 miles from New Orleans; branch campuses in Cade and New Iberia. Served by air, bus, and train; major airports serve Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
104 East University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70504

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
13 fraternities 9% of male students
 
9 sororities 12% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
21%
24-29
33%
18-23
43%
12-17
3%
30-36
5%
24-29
37%
18-23
48%
12-17
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
36%
18-23
53%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
($30 for international applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Recommended

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,206
Declined + 2,932
Total Received 9,138

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Joshua Perrodin
Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment
P: 800 752-6553
F: 337 482-1112
enroll@louisiana.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, bowling, cricket, hockey, power lifting, rugby, soccer, tae kwon do, water skiing

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, bowling, cricket, hockey, power lifting, sport shooting, tae kwon do, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, racquetball, soccer, tennis, triathlon, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Bryan Maggard (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Jessica Leger (women's)
Deputy Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Sun Belt Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Ragin' Cajuns
School colors
vermillion and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Language/Speech Sciences
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Athletic Training
Biology
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Civil Engineering
Communication
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dietetics
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Education
Education of the Gifted
Educational Leadership
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Special Education Mild to Moderate
English
Environmental Resource Science
Environmental Science
Environmental/Evolutionary Biology
Finance
Francophone Studies
French
General Studies
Geology
Health Care Administration
Health Information Management
Health Services Administration
History
Hospitality Management
Industrial Design
Industrial Technology
Informatics
Insurance/Risk Management
Interior Design
Kinesiology
Management
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Middle School Education
Modern Languages
Moving Image Arts
Music
Nursing
Organizational Communication
Performing Arts
Petroleum Engineering
Physics
Political Science
Professional Land/Resource Management
Psychology
Public Relations
Secondary Education/Teaching
Sociology
Special Education/Gifted
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Systems Engineering
Visual Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

16,933

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

14,603
students

Female
57%
8,315

Male
43%
6,288

14%

2,330
students

Female
55%
1,291

Male
45%
1,039

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

11,929
students

Female
56%
6,655

Male
44%
5,274

19%

2,674
students

Female
63%
1,660

Male
37%
1,014

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
19%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

53%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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