University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Also known as UL Lafayette

104 University Circle, Lafayette, LA

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a public institution located in Lafayette, LA and provides a large number of degree programs for students. UL has an annual student enrollment of over 17,000.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Engineering Technology

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school transcripts, which are then studied by the admissions committee. Most students accepted to UL score in-between 20 to 24 on the ACT exam. Roughly 70% of all students that applied were admitted at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, with 50% of those accepted choosing to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The tuition at University of Louisiana at Lafayette varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay close to $5,400 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $15,000 annually. University of Louisiana at Lafayette may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who are eligible by way of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The UL "Ragin' Cajuns" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include but not limited to:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-A)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-A)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-A)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-A)

Students can visit the University of Louisiana at Lafayette website to obtain a complete list of academic programs offered, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants University of Louisiana at Lafayette accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is around 18,000 students. The student body is made up of 91% undergraduate students and 18% graduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $25 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range estimates:
    • In-State: $5,400-$6,500
    • Out-of-State: $19,000-$22,960
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $340-$410 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $920-$1,100 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships91%$7,512
Receiving Student Loans37%$4,956

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, University of Louisiana at Lafayette may provide services like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Child care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of Louisiana at Lafayette is approximately 45%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years13%
Graduating in 5 Years22%
Graduating in 6 Years9%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-A classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Basketball (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Track and Field (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Football (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations


Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences


Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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