University of Louisiana at Lafayette

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world rank  1079

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University Overview

Established in 1898, University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Lafayette (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Louisiana. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 122 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UL Lafayette also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UL Lafayette
Founded 1898
Motto Fortiter, Feliciter, Fideliter
Boldly, Happily, Faithfully
Colours Vermilion and evangeline white

University Location

Address 104 University Circle
Lafayette
70503 Louisiana
United States
Tel +1 (337) 482 1000
Fax +1 (337) 482 6195

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 44652
Lafayette 70504-4652
(337) 482 6553
800 752 6553

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Library
University of Louisiana at Lafayette's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 575,679 physical volumes, 119,817 physical media and 227 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Louisiana at Lafayette's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes
University of Louisiana at Lafayette provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,190 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1925


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Louisiana System (UL System)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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