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University of New Orleans
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW ORLEANS, LA

Report Card

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

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UNO is an above-average public university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,905 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the UNO acceptance rate is 56%. Popular majors include Business, Biology, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 42% of students, UNO alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,500.

About

2000 LAKESHORE DRIVE
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70148
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Southland Conference

University of New Orleans Rankings

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UNO Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
Application Deadline
December 11
SAT Range
1020-1240
ACT Range
20-25
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
$10,780 / 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
$9,692 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 46 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 52 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 52 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
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
    42%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,905 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,808
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Diverse
    33%
  • Friendly
    21%
  • Unique and talented
    18%
  • Different
    15%
  • Helpful
    9%
  • Anti-social
    3%

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. 60 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 68 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 39 responses
  • Diverse
    72%
  • Freedom oriented
    10%
  • Liberal
    8%
  • Underrated
    5%
  • Academically focused
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 33 responses

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