15,870
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,503
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
55
55%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
Interested?

Interested in University of Louisiana at Lafayette? Save it to your profile for easy future access! Use the share option to let your friends and family know it's on your list!

Overview

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a University institution located in Lafayette, LA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Drawer 41210
Lafayette, LA  70504
United States
Contact Mr. Andy Benoit Jr.
Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Director of Enrollment Services and Recruitment
Email: admissions@louisiana.edu
Phone: 337-482-6473
Fax: 337-482-1317

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architecture Checkmark
Architecture Related Checkmark
Interior Architecture Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business, Management, And Marketing Related Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Insurance Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Systems Analysis Checkmark
Informatics Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Education (multiple Levels) Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Middle School Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Petroleum Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Related Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,899
Applied
6,023
Accepted
15,870
Enrolled
55%
Female icon

Female Admissions

6,341
Females Applied
3,400
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
Male icon

Male Admissions

4,558
Males Applied
2,623
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Core requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 21 25

Tuition & Fees

Money icon

Tuition

5,407
In-state
19,135
Out-of-state
Fees icon

Fees

2,849
Full-time student fees
8,952
Room & board
5,756
Room only
Calculator icon

Other Payment Considerations

Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

9,503
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,178
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,842
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,921
Avg. Loan Aid
1,781
Avg. Grant Aid
5,226
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

15,870
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American 21.58%
White or Caucasian 66.88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.44%
Asian 2.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 0.19%
Other 2.91%

Gender

Male (43.5%)
Female (56.5%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Lagniappe Day and Mardi Gras

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Union Program Council, Chi Alpha, Student Government Association, Greek Council and Newman Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

Male icon

Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Female icon

Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer No Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

793
Total Faculty
23:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 601
Part-time - 192
Male - 408
Female - 385