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University of Louisiana at Monroe Student Life

University of Louisiana at Monroe is on a 238-acre campus in an urban setting in Monroe, Louisiana. There are many activities and organizations for University of Louisiana at Monroe students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of Louisiana at Monroe also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Louisiana at Monroe has a thriving Maroon Platoon. In fact, more students participate in Maroon Platoon than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Louisiana at Monroe include Alpha Lambda Delta, Louisiana Pharmacist Alliance, Association for Students in Kinesiology and Pre-Pharmacy Organization/Sound of Today.

The University of Louisiana at Monroe community comes together each year for Homecoming, Spring Fever Week and Casino Night.

Does University of Louisiana at Monroe Offer Student Housing?

University of Louisiana at Monroe offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most University of Louisiana at Monroe students live off campus. In 2021, 30% of undergrads at University of Louisiana at Monroe lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 70% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Louisiana at Monroe. There are 1,905 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,859 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,538 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 90% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Louisiana at Monroe offers coed housing.

University of Louisiana at Monroe Athletics

At University of Louisiana at Monroe there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Louisiana at Monroe:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is University of Louisiana at Monroe Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Louisiana at Monroe is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Louisiana at Monroe campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

University of Louisiana at Monroe offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to University of Louisiana at Monroe

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Louisiana at Monroe, take Interstate 20 to Monroe, LA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Monroe Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Louisiana you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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University of Louisiana at Monroe Students

64%

Women

36%

Men

67%

Full Time

33%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

61%

24%

4%

3%

3%

3%

2%

0.34%

0.05%

Undergraduate Students

6,859

Graduate Students

1,817

Non-Resident / International Students

213

University of Louisiana at Monroe Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,676

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

77%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,734

Out-of-State

$20,834

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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