University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
College

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA4 year degree
$23,616
Out-of-state tuition
51%
Acceptance rate

About University of Louisiana at Lafayette

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette, University of Louisiana, or UL) is a public research university in Lafayette, Louisiana. It has the largest enrollment within the nine-campus University of Louisiana System and the second largest enrollment in Louisiana. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".Founded in 1898 as an industrial school, the institution developed into a four-year university during the twentieth century and became known by its present name in 1999. It offers Louisiana's only Ph.D. in francophone studies, Louisiana's only master's of informatics, and Louisiana's only industrial design degree. The university has achieved several milestones in computer science, engineering and architecture. It is also home to a distinct College of the Arts.

Highlights

  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 14,753 students
  • 0.14 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available
  • www.louisiana.edu

Notable programs at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Visual and Performing Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Visual and Performing Arts, Environmental Science, Biology, Cognitive Science, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, and Mass Communication and Media Studies.

Acceptance Rates

51%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1162
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

5,309 students out of 10,436 applicants were accepted into University of Louisiana at Lafayette. They had an average SAT score of 1162. 2% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 98% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

$23,616
Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
$9,888
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was $23,616, while for in-state students it was $9,888. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $30,828.

The average financial aid at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is $7,675. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $15,941 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Family Income Level

Average Discount

68%
Of undergrads receive grants
47%
Of undergrads receive federal loans

68% of undergraduate students at University of Louisiana at Lafayette received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

$10,294
Room & board
$1,220
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was of $10,294 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,220.

Diversity at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017