University of Louisiana - Lafayette

1,157 reviews
  1. Lafayette, LA
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    A-
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B+
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    C+
University of Louisiana - Lafayette is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference
Address
104 University Circle
Lafayette, LA 70503

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
SAT Range
960-1180
ACT Range
21-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website
Data not available

Cost

Net Price
$8,463/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,841/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,052/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,357/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,351/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,956/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
23:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.52 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.52 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.52 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,498Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 31 responses
Report
  • Good ol friendly Cajun people
    42%
  • Southern hospitality
    35%
  • Friendly
    23%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.84 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.107 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
Report
  • Spirited
    46%
  • Cajun
    38%
  • Fun
    8%
  • Lagniappe (A little bit extra)
    4%
  • Waste a lot of money on useless things
    4%

After University of Louisiana - Lafayette

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.29 responses

Reviews

1,157 reviews
  • Excellent
    205
  • Very Good
    423
  • Average
    421
  • Poor
    78
  • Terrible
    30
I am just getting to this college, but overall it has been pretty good.
  • College Freshman
  • 2 months ago
The university is full of friendly, helpful people and it makes college a lot better. There's a lot of school spirit during homecoming and my favorite part of the year is definitely lagniappe week!
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
Good school, but the cost of attendance is over the top
  • College Junior
  • 2 months ago