|Setting:||Mid-size City Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
Founded in 1898, UL Lafayette is the second largest university in Louisiana. The Carnegie Foundation has designated UL Lafayette as a "Research University with High Research Activity." The university has also been recognized as one of the nation's "Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report, and was included in Forbes magazine's latest ranking of "America's Best Colleges."
University of Louisiana-Lafayette offers comprehensive academics and research opportunities at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.
More than 75 undergraduate degree programs are offered at ULL through such colleges as the college of business administration, the college of education, the college of liberal arts, the college of nursing and the college of sciences.
Master's degrees are offered in such fields as Architecture, Counseling, Music and Computer Science. Doctoral programs include such fields as Applied Language and Speech Sciences, Biology, Cognitive Science and English, among others.
ULL's research centers allow students to undertake research in such fields as business and information technology, ecology, child development and primate studies.
University of Louisiana-Lafayette's more than 16,000 students may benefit from a variety of student life options both on and off campus. In addition to student organizations, active Greek life and intramural sports on campus, the city of Lafayette also has many cultural, arts and nightlife offerings.
Financial aid is available to eligible students, as are fellowships for graduate students. Admission to University of Lafayette is considered selective at the undergraduate level with various graduate programs differing in selectivity.
71% of students gave University of Louisiana, Lafayette 5 stars overall.
What I like the most is that the academical standards of requirements are high; therefore, once graduated, you should know your stuff. What I do not like is that the tuition has increased tremendously. Very expensive to go to school here when paying out of pocket!
University of Louisiana, Lafayette
104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||17,081|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||18,892|
- Latino: 3%
- African American: 22%
- Caucasian: 71%
- Asian: 2%
- Unknown and Other: 3%
|Unknown and Other||3%|