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University of New Orleans Student Life

University of New Orleans is on a 345-acre campus in an urban setting in New Orleans, Louisiana. There are many activities and organizations for University of New Orleans students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

University of New Orleans also has fraternities and sororities.

University of New Orleans has a thriving Student Activities Council. In fact, more students participate in Student Activities Council than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of New Orleans include Student Government, International Student Organization, Vietnamese American Student Association and Greek Life.

The University of New Orleans community comes together each year for Annual Crawfish Boil, Annual International Night and Welcome Week Events.

University of New Orleans Housing

University of New Orleans offers housing. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing. . There are 1,604 spots available in on-campus housing for all 6,472 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of New Orleans offers coed housing.

University of New Orleans Athletics

At University of New Orleans 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 New Orleans:

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

Is University of New Orleans 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 New Orleans is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of New Orleans campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

University of New Orleans offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to University of New Orleans

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 New Orleans, take Interstate 10 to New Orleans, LA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International 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.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of New Orleans's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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University of New Orleans Students

49%

Women

51%

Men

73%

Full Time

27%

Part Time

Ethnicity

52%

15%

12%

9%

4%

4%

3%

0.31%

0.08%

Undergraduate Students

6,472

Graduate Students

1,492

Non-Resident / International Students

289

University of New Orleans Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,964

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

57%

Tuition and Fees

In State

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Out-of-State

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Application Deadline

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