The Best & Worst

Location
Undergrads
6,443
Tuition
$46,930
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Best Of

  1. 1
    The city of New Orleans
  2. 2
    The weather—it's hardly ever below 40 degrees!
  3. 3
    The unique culture and people
  4. 4
    The nightlife (both on and off campus)
  5. 5
    The music scene
  6. 6
    Beautiful campus
  7. 7
    Liberal drinking attitudes
  8. 8
    There's always something to do
  9. 9
    Community service opportunities
  10. 10
    Generous scholarships

Facts & Statistics

Happy Students
89% of students return after their first year.
Commitment to Teaching
There are 9 students for every member of faculty on campus.
Proven Success
75% of students will complete their education and graduate with a degree.
Knowledgeable Professors
93% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Low-Stress Course Load
67% of students surveyed rated the manageability of work as above average.
Big Dorms
59% of students surveyed felt that dorms were more spacious than average.
Great Local Atmosphere
92% of students surveyed said that there is always something fun and interesting going on near campus.
Great Nightlife
58% of students surveyed told us that it is never hard to find a great party.
Highly Satisfied Students
80% of students surveyed would make the same school choice if they could do it all over again.
Vibrant Social Scene
72% of students surveyed agreed that there are lots of popular activities around campus every day.
Learn from the Best
97% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Personal Attention
You can expect personal attention with 65% of classes having less than 20 students.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Cheap Living Off Campus
Off-campus housing is only $2,900 on average.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    General requirement courses
  2. 2
    The rain and humidity
  3. 3
    Safety around/off campus
  4. 4
    Tuition!
  5. 5
    Lack of communication between students and the administration
  6. 6
    No parking as a freshmen, expensive parking for upperclassmen
  7. 7
    Registration—classes fill up fast!
  8. 8
    Public transportation
  9. 9
    Cost of dorms/utilities
  10. 10
    The incessant beeping of maintenance and police golf carts around campus

Facts & Statistics

Expensive
Tuition is a steep $45,240, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Expensive Dorms
Living on campus doesn't come cheap, with an average housing price tag of $6,600.
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