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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.

$23,352 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
83% 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 Managerial Economics Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Managerial Economics Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UNO has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#10 Best Value Colleges for Business/Managerial Economics College Factual
#10 Best Value Colleges for Business Economics College Factual
#28 Best Value Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#120 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Accounting College Factual
#122 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Accounting College Factual

Where Is 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 neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UNO?

83% Acceptance Rate
62% Of Accepted Are Women
6% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at University of New Orleans is 83%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 38% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 83%.

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 660. Math scores were between 480 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of New Orleans  ( 520 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for University of New Orleans  ( 480 to 610 )
UNO received ACT scores from 84% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 27. Math scores were between 16 and 24. Composite scores were between 18 and 24.

ACT English Scores for University of New Orleans  ( 19 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for University of New Orleans  ( 16 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of New Orleans  ( 18 to 24 )

Can I Afford University of New Orleans?

$23,352 Net Price
42% Take Out Loans
11.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UNO is $23,352. 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 UNO, approximately 42% of students took out student loans averaging $5,244 a year. That adds up to $20,976 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UNO is 11.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

University of New Orleans Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,060 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,895 undergraduate students at UNO, with 5,060 being full-time and 1,835 being part-time.


There are also 1,480 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,060 full-time undergraduates at UNO, 48% are male and 52% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 415
Black or African American 1,194
Hispanic or Latino 628
White 2,306
International Students 125
Other Races/Ethnicities 392

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

3,719 Took All Classes Online
7,334 Took At Least One Class Online
143.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at UNO. In 2019-2020, 7,334 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 Affordability Rankings of UNO

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of New Orleans was $8,004 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $21,821. The following table shows how UNO is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
General Hospitality Administration/Management #7 #16
Hospitality Management #10 #19

Online Growth Rankings of UNO

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of New Orleans was 143.0%. This is the #283 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.

Accounting 0
General Business Administration and Management 0
Organizational Leadership 0
Business/Corporate Communications 0
Business Economics 0
Construction Management 0
Finance 0
General Hospitality Administration/Management 0
Management Science 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0
Taxation 0


*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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