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University of New Orleans is a public institution located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The location of UNO is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

311 Undergraduate Degrees
119 Graduate Degrees
$23,132 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
57% Acceptance Rate

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University of New Orleans Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UNO.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Value Business/Managerial Economics Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#170 Most Popular Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of New Orleans?

Location of University of New Orleans

Contact details for UNO are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70148
Phone: 888-514-4275

How Do I Get Into UNO?

You can apply to UNO online at:

Admission Requirements for UNO

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 UNO?

57% Acceptance Rate
52% Of Accepted Are Women
6% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 57%, UNO 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 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 64%, and the acceptance rate for women is 51%.

Average Test Scores

About 6% of students accepted to UNO submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 640. Math scores were between 510 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of New Orleans  ( 520 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for University of New Orleans  ( 510 to 610 )
UNO received ACT scores from 96% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 26. Math scores were between 19 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 25.

ACT English Scores for University of New Orleans  ( 20 to 26 )
ACT Math Scores for University of New Orleans  ( 19 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of New Orleans  ( 20 to 25 )

Can I Afford University of New Orleans?

$23,132 Net Price
44% Take Out Loans
8.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UNO is $23,132. 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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UNO, approximately 44% of students took out student loans averaging $5,077 a year. That adds up to $20,308 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNO is 8.5%. 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 New Orleans Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,905 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,713 undergraduate students at UNO, with 4,905 being full-time and 1,808 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UNO

There are also 1,518 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,905 full-time undergraduates at UNO, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UNO

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of New Orleans students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UNO Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 431
Black or African American 976
Hispanic or Latino 659
White 2,338
International Students 163
Other Races/Ethnicities 338

Geographic Diversity

Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at University of New Orleans. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 81 countries are represented at UNO. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Saudi Arabia, and Nepal.

Online Learning at University of New Orleans

587 Took All Classes Online
3,410 Took At Least One Class Online
14.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 2 master’s degree programs available online at UNO. In 2017-2018, 3,410 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of UNO

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of New Orleans was 14.9%. This is the #927 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNO regardless of major.

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 New Orleans Business Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Business Administration and Management 110 50 0 160
Accounting 93 24 0 117
Finance 42 12 0 54
General Hospitality Administration/Management 34 13 0 47
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 32 0 0 32
Taxation 0 11 0 11
Business Economics 0 1 8 9
Organizational Leadership 0 0 0 0
Business/Corporate Communications 0 0 0 0
Management Science 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 311 111 8 430


*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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