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University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, LA 4-Year Public

About University of Louisiana at Monroe

University of Louisiana at Monroe is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Monroe, LA

Founded in 1931, University of Louisiana at Monroe currently enrolls around 8,676 students a year, including 6,859 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

University of Louisiana at Monroe's endowment was valued at $32,674,520 in 2021. The school spends $6,090 for each full-time student enrolled.

Admissions Facts About University of Louisiana at Monroe

Acceptance rate: 77%

Average GPA: 3.5

Mean ACT score: 23

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2021?

Admission to University of Louisiana at Monroe is moderately difficult. Around 77 percent of all applicants to University of Louisiana at Monroe are accepted each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT scores is 23.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is University of Louisiana at Monroe a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 1,222 students who started at University of Louisiana at Monroe as first-time freshman, 462 graduate within four years.

Around 58 percent of students who started at University of Louisiana at Monroe earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $21,601 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Louisiana at Monroe sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is University of Louisiana at Monroe a good school for YOU?

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College Info

700 University Avenue Monroe, LA 71209-0001

Campus Setting: Urban

University of Louisiana at Monroe Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Louisiana at Monroe is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Louisiana at Monroe is Continuous processing.

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

University of Louisiana at Monroe ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above

Good

20 to 25

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Louisiana at Monroe is 23. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Louisiana at Monroe. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of Louisiana at Monroe SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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University of Louisiana at Monroe Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$16,602

In State

$28,702

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$8,734
$20,834
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$7,868
$7,868
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Louisiana at Monroe is like? There are approximately 8,489 students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Monroe, including 6,876 undergraduate students and 1,613 graduate students. 82% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from LA and 12% percent of students are from other states.

82%

Full Time

31%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,489

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

79%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,734

Out-of-State

$20,834

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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