University of Louisiana at Lafayette

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Lafayette, LA

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$10,358

Avg in-state tuition

$24,086

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Louisiana at Lafayette

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a large public university located on an urban campus in Lafayette, Louisiana. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 16,450, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 67%. The university offers 64 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 51%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $10,358, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $24,086.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

67% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

79% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

51% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1000-1210

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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16k

Students enrolled

54%

Online student enrollment

19:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

62%

Black

20%

Hispanic

6%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

57%

Socio-economic diversity

40% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

6

Total Online Enrollment

8,860

Student Location Breakout

54% 46%

Percent of Programs Online

95% On-campus

5% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 13% online

Master's Check Bold 8% online

Doctorate Check Bold 9% online

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

78%

State Grant Aid

84%

Institution Grant Aid

54%

Pell Grant

40%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,130
State Grant Aid $5,427
Institution Grant Aid $5,257
Pell Grant Aid $4,692

Financial Outlook

$21k

Average student debt after graduation

$37k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.