University of New Orleans

2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70148

About University of New Orleans

University of New Orleans 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 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. Most of these graduate degrees are awarded in professional fields other than engineering, such as education, health professions, social work, or public policy. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate8,746
Student Age% Under 2559%
 % 25 and Over41%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time69%
 % Part-time31%
Race/Ethnicity% White57.0%
 % Black16.6%
 % Asian5.5%
 % Latino6.5%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown5.9%
 % International student7%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyArts Management
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted56%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled55%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT8%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT91%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800588 / 800
 SAT Math460 / 800580 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3624 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$4,759
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,347
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid88%
 % Undergraduates with Loans33%
 % Undergraduates with Grants80%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,300
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,127
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,797
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,192
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,722
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,722

Neighborhood Data for the New Orleans Area

Median Age35.2
Median Household Income$37,325
Total Population321,409
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.5% 51.5%
 Age 0-951.0%49.0%
 Age 10-1750.7%49.3%
 Age 18-2447.5%52.5%
 Age 25-2949.3%50.7%
 Age 30-3950.0%50.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White33.5%
 % Black60.1%
 % Asian3.0%
 % Latino5.2%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,127
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,797
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$749
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50027.7%16.9%6.3%
 $500 to $74933.2%25.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99920.0%34.2%32.7%
 Over $100019.2%23.2%46.4%
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