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University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana

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Overview

Student Population
16,450
University of Louisiana at Lafayette overview
Location Lafayette, Louisiana
Online louisiana.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
University of Louisiana at Lafayette overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Lafayette, Louisiana, University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,870 prospective students applied, and 6,641 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,338 enrolled in the school.  12,441 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,009 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $5,407 plus fees of $4,951. UL Lafayette is ranked 559 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
4/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

UL Lafayette is rated within the lower 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Louisiana at Lafayette within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
University of Louisiana at Lafayette overview
SAT 1000/1210
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.4
Applications Accepted
67.3% 
University of Louisiana at Lafayette overview
Applications Due Jun 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Louisiana Resident Tuition
$5,407
In State Costs for University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$4,951
Room and Board $11,144
Budget for Other Expenses$4,260
Total One Year Cost$27,062
Out of State Resident Tuition
$19,135
Out of State Costs for University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$4,951
Room and Board $11,144
Budget for Other Expenses$4,260
Total One Year Cost$40,790

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
41% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Louisiana at Lafayette students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 15%
Education 11%
Health Professions 10%
Engineering 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=160658 IPEDS survey data for University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Current students may use the University of Louisiana at Lafayette GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.