University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, LA 70503

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 17,519
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 22:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 3,153 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

51%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 11,633 applications and 5,945 students were granted admission. University of Louisiana at Lafayette is at the #49 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 96% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 4% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT940 to 1180
ACT21 to 26

Application Fee

$25
Undergrad students
$25
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Louisiana at Lafayette charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $19,135 and in-state students paid $5,407.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$10,200
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$5,407
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$19,135
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of University of Louisiana at Lafayette's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 36% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,547 (which is 2.6% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2016-2017, was 1,334, which is 42% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,859 (which is 8.4% below the national average.)

$4,547
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,859
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
96%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Louisiana at Lafayette has enrolled a total of 17,519 students (13,809 students full-time and 3,710 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 17,519 students, 989 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 15,998 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,521 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,297 students for distance studies.

17,519
Total Enrollment
989
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 63%

Black/African American: 19%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Hispanic: 5%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Asian: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 20% 1,588 89
Education 13% 998 65
Engineering 9% 705
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 7% 574
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 287
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 258
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 231
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 216
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 3% 198 0
Physical Sciences 2% 128

Graduation & Dropout Rates

45%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Louisiana at Lafayette full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

7%
Still enrolled
48%
Dropout rate
--
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$32,100
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,100. Last year, out of the total 3,261 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,000 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,208 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,703 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,100 $38,300
Employment Rate 92% 88%
Total Graduates 3,261 4,208

Campus Location

Similar Colleges

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Louisiana at Lafayette.