University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, LA

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, LA

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Tuition & Fees

$8,733

$20,833

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
27%
18-23
60%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

77%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,203
Declined 833
Total Received 4,036
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Public

6,876

undergraduate students

1,613

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as a two-year college in 1931, it became a state college in 1939 and gained university status in 1970. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts, Education, and Sciences; Business and Social Sciences; and Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Graduate School administers all graduate programs. Its 238-acre campus is located in Monroe.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,489
Established in 1931
Coeducational Coeducational

238-acre campus in Monroe (population: 48,371), 100 miles from Shreveport. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Jackson, MS (125 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Monroe Regional

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA
71209

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Maroon Platoon
  • Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Louisiana Pharmacist Alliance
  • Association for Students in Kinesiology
  • Pre-Pharmacy Organization/Sound of Today

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Fever Week
  • Casino Night
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
27%
18-23
60%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.5

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,203
Declined 833
Total Received 4,036

Admissions Factors

Considered

extracurricular activities
academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Not Considered

character/personal qualities
first generation
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,733
Room & board $7,868
Total $16,601

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

bass fishing, power lifting, water skiing

Club Sports - Women's

power lifting, water skiing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Science
Construction Management
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
History, General
Insurance
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Organizational Leadership
Pharmacy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Toxicology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

8,489

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

6,876
students

Female
77%
5,324

Male
36%
2,452

19%

1,613
students

Female
19%
309

Male
25%
404

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

5,660
students

Female
70%
3,935

Male
30%
1,725

28%

2,116
students

Female
66%
1,389

Male
34%
727

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
23%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

335

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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