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University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a public institution situated in Lafayette, Louisiana. The location of UL Lafayette is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

431 Undergraduate Degrees
116 Graduate Degrees
$30,155 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
51% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Louisiana at Lafayette?

Location of University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Contact details for UL Lafayette are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 104 University Circle, Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone: 377-482-1000

Admission Requirements for UL Lafayette

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UL Lafayette?

51% Acceptance Rate
58% Of Accepted Are Women
2% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 51%, UL Lafayette does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 53%, and the acceptance rate for women is 49%.

Average Test Scores

About 2% of students accepted to UL Lafayette submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 310 and 580. Math scores were between 510 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Louisiana at Lafayette  ( 310 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Louisiana at Lafayette  ( 510 to 600 )
UL Lafayette received ACT scores from 98% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 28. Math scores were between 20 and 25. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.

ACT English Scores for University of Louisiana at Lafayette  ( 22 to 28 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Louisiana at Lafayette  ( 20 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Louisiana at Lafayette  ( 21 to 26 )

Can I Afford University of Louisiana at Lafayette?

$30,155 Net Price
49% Take Out Loans
7.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UL Lafayette is $30,155. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UL Lafayette, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $6,109 a year. That adds up to $24,436 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UL Lafayette is 7.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Undergraduate Student Diversity

11,929 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,603 undergraduate students at UL Lafayette, with 11,929 being full-time and 2,674 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UL Lafayette

There are also 2,330 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 11,929 full-time undergraduates at UL Lafayette, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UL Lafayette

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Louisiana at Lafayette students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UL Lafayette Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 307
Black or African American 2,466
Hispanic or Latino 712
White 7,567
International Students 154
Other Races/Ethnicities 723

Geographic Diversity

Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at University of Louisiana at Lafayette. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 82 countries are represented at UL Lafayette. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Oman.

Online Learning at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

1,929 Took All Classes Online
6,057 Took At Least One Class Online
15.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 5 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at UL Lafayette. In 2017-2018, 6,057 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UL Lafayette has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 4th most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UL Lafayette

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was 15.2%. This is the #914 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UL Lafayette regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UL Lafayette majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 26%
General Business Administration and Management 26%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UL Lafayette ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UL Lafayette.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Business Administration and Management #274
Business Administration & Management #323

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
General Business Administration and Management 131 3 104 238
Accounting 77 1 8 86
Finance 58 0 0 58
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 52 0 0 52
Public Relations 30 0 0 30
Business Management & Marketing 24 0 0 24
General Hospitality Administration/Management 23 0 0 23
Public Relations, Advertising, & Applied Communication 14 0 0 14
Business Economics 13 0 0 13
Insurance 9 0 0 9
TOTAL 431 4 112 547


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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