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Colleges / University of Louisiana at Lafayette

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate67%
Acceptance Rate67%

About University of Louisiana at Lafayette

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Overview

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a public, state school in an urban setting in Lafayette, Louisiana. University of Louisiana at Lafayette was founded in 1898 and the school now enrolls around 16,450 students a year, which includes 14,020 undergraduate students. University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers housing for up to 3,718 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at University of Louisiana at Lafayette!

Interested in music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? University of Louisiana at Lafayette students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? University of Louisiana at Lafayette has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? University of Louisiana at Lafayette has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at University of Louisiana at Lafayette on the Student Life page.

2022 University of Louisiana at Lafayette Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 67%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 4%
In-State Tuition $5,407
Out-of-State $19,135
Percent of Need Met 60%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $12,142

Is University of Louisiana at Lafayette a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a college is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers and if the college could be a good fit for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Louisiana at Lafayette

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is moderately difficult to get into. Around 67% of applicants get into University of Louisiana at Lafayette each year. Last year, 10,195 students applied to University of Louisiana at Lafayette and 6,854 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 76% of students who start at University of Louisiana at Lafayette come back the next year. Around 51% of students who started at University of Louisiana at Lafayette earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for University of Louisiana at Lafayette Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with University of Louisiana at Lafayette directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette's endowment was valued at $135.1 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, University of Louisiana at Lafayette spends about $8,196 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette meets 60% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $12,142 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Based on this information, how does University of Louisiana at Lafayette sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is University of Louisiana at Lafayette a good school for you?

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Where is University of Louisiana at Lafayette Located?

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is located in the urban setting of Lafayette, Louisiana.

If you would like to see University of Louisiana at Lafayette for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Lafayette, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lafayette Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Lafayette are like without leaving home.

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College Info

104 University Circle PO Drawer 41008 Lafayette, LA 70504

Campus Setting: Urban

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Louisiana at Lafayette ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above

Good

20 to 26

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1020 - 1170

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Math SAT Range

490 - 590

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Reading SAT Range

510 - 620

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$16,095

In State

$16,095

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
Unknown
Unknown
Fees
$4,951
$4,951
Housing
$11,144
$11,144
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is like? There are approximately 16,450 students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, including 14,020 undergraduate students and 2,430 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from LA and 6% percent of students are from other states.

81%

Full Time

19%

Part Time

94%

In State

6%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

16,450

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

67%

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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