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University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, LA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate69%
Acceptance Rate69%

About University of Louisiana at Monroe

University of Louisiana at Monroe Overview

University of Louisiana at Monroe is a public, state school in the city of Monroe, Louisiana. University of Louisiana at Monroe was founded in 1931 and the school currently enrolls around 8,565 students a year, which includes 6,670 undergraduate students. University of Louisiana at Monroe provides housing for up to 1,905 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 90% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Activities at University of Louisiana at Monroe

Love music or performing? At University of Louisiana at Monroe you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

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

Thinking of pledging? University of Louisiana at Monroe has both fraternities and sororities.

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

2022 University of Louisiana at Monroe Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 69%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 7%
Percent of Need Met 63.7%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $13,113

Is University of Louisiana at Monroe a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better view of what University of Louisiana at Monroe offers and if the college might be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Louisiana at Monroe

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Louisiana at Monroe. The acceptance rate at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 69%. Out of 5,068 applications received in 2022, 3,497 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Louisiana at Monroe

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

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Louisiana at Monroe, around 69% come back their sophomore year. 54% of University of Louisiana at Monroe undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for University of Louisiana at Monroe 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 Monroe directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

University of Louisiana at Monroe'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.

As of 2022, the total market value of University of Louisiana at Monroe's endowment was $32.7 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, University of Louisiana at Monroe spends about $6,090 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Louisiana at Monroe

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 Monroe meets 63.7% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend University of Louisiana at Monroe full-time are awarded $13,113 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $23,223 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

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 asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

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

Based on this information, is University of Louisiana at Monroe the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is University of Louisiana at Monroe a good school for you?

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Where is University of Louisiana at Monroe?

University of Louisiana at Monroe is located in the city of Monroe, Louisiana.

If you would like to see University of Louisiana at Monroe for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20 to Monroe, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Monroe Regional.

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

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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

1070 - 1260

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Math SAT Range

560 - 690

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Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

University of Louisiana at Monroe Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$3,282

In State

$3,282

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
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Fees
$3,282
$3,282
Housing
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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Louisiana at Monroe is like? There are approximately 8,565 students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Monroe, including 6,670 undergraduate students and 1,895 graduate students. 65% percent of students attend school full-time, 91% percent are from LA and 9% percent of students are from other states.

65%

Full Time

35%

Part Time

91%

In State

9%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,565

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

69%

Tuition and Fees

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Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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