University of Louisiana – Lafayette

Address:
104 University Circle, Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone:
377-482-1000
Website:
http://www.louisiana.edu
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About University of Louisiana – Lafayette

University of Louisiana – Lafayette is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate14,832
 Graduate1,529
 Total16,361
GenderFemale58%
 Male42%
Student Age% Under 2577%
 % 25 and Over23%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time82%
 % Part-time18%
Race/Ethnicity% White71.3%
 % Black18.0%
 % Asian1.7%
 % Latino1.9%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown2.5%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal8,426
 % Admitted67%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled52%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT5%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT95%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800 / 800
 SAT Math / 800 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$4,426
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$12,998
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid88%
 % Undergraduates with Loans28%
 % Undergraduates with Grants82%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$4,680
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,236
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,868
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,398
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,398

Neighborhood Data for the Lafayette Area

Median Age34.3
Median Household Income$44,688
Total Population119,782
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.6% 51.4%
 Age 0-951.6%48.4%
 Age 10-1754.8%45.2%
 Age 18-2449.1%50.9%
 Age 25-2950.0%50.0%
 Age 30-3948.8%51.2%
 40+47.3%52.7%
Race/Ethnicity% White64.8%
 % Black31.2%
 % Asian1.9%
 % Latino3.8%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$4,680
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,236
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$613
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50046.6%20.3%8.4%
 $500 to $74921.8%51.3%0.0%
 $750 to $99922.1%17.8%36.1%
 Over $10009.5%10.6%15.7%
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