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University of Louisiana - Lafayette
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  • 4 Year
  • LAFAYETTE, LA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Louisiana - Lafayette is an above-average public university located in Lafayette, Louisiana. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 11,929 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Louisiana - Lafayette acceptance rate is 68%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. Graduating 51% of students, Louisiana - Lafayette alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,800.

About

104 UNIVERSITY CIRCLE
LAFAYETTE, LA 70503
About Louisiana - Lafayette...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference

University of Louisiana - Lafayette Rankings

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Louisiana - Lafayette Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
Application Deadline
July 1
SAT Range
1020-1270
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$12,184 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,971 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 83 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 104 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 104 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    28%
  • On Campus
    63%
  • Online
    9%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
11,929 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,674
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 76 responses
  • Good ol friendly Cajun people
    37%
  • Friendly
    34%
  • Southern hospitality
    28%
  • Stressed
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 133 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 156 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 78 responses
  • Spirited
    37%
  • Cajun
    32%
  • Lagniappe (A little bit extra)
    14%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Fun
    5%
  • Waste a lot of money on useless things
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
51%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 64 responses

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