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University of Louisiana at 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
  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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UL Lafayette is an above-average public university located in Lafayette, Louisiana. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 10,874 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the UL Lafayette acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. Graduating 50% of students, UL Lafayette alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,800.

About

104 E UNIVERSITY CIRCLE
LAFAYETTE, LA 70503
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UL Lafayette Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
July 1
SAT Range
1000-1200
ACT Range
19-24
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
$11,818 / 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
$10,698 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 89 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 120 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 120 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    31%
  • On Campus
    58%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,874 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,826
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 92 responses
  • Friendly
    38%
  • Good ol friendly Cajun people
    35%
  • Southern hospitality
    24%
  • Stressed
    2%
  • Outgoing
    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. 149 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 172 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 94 responses
  • Spirited
    36%
  • Cajun
    29%
  • Lagniappe (A little bit extra)
    13%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Waste a lot of money on useless things
    5%
  • Fun
    4%
  • Okay and bad in some ways
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
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. 65 responses

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