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University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a public institution situated in Lafayette, Louisiana. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

$30,227 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
78% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Louisiana at Lafayette?


Contact details for UL Lafayette are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 104 University Circle, Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone: 377-482-1000

How Do I Get Into UL Lafayette?

You can apply to UL Lafayette online at:

Admission Requirements for UL Lafayette

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 UL Lafayette?

78% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
4% Submit SAT Scores
UL Lafayette has an acceptance rate of 78%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 76%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.

Average Test Scores

About 4% of students accepted to UL Lafayette submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 513 and 588.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Louisiana at Lafayette  ( 510 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Louisiana at Lafayette  ( 513 to 588 )
UL Lafayette received ACT scores from 96% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for University of Louisiana at Lafayette  ( 19 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Louisiana at Lafayette  ( 17 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Louisiana at Lafayette  ( 19 to 24 )

Can I Afford University of Louisiana at Lafayette?

$30,227 Net Price
46% Take Out Loans
2.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UL Lafayette is $30,227. 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 UL Lafayette, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $5,833 a year. That adds up to $23,332 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UL Lafayette is 2.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,874 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 13,700 undergraduate students at UL Lafayette, with 10,874 being full-time and 2,826 being part-time.


There are also 2,525 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,874 full-time undergraduates at UL Lafayette, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Louisiana at Lafayette students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 279
Black or African American 2,548
Hispanic or Latino 629
White 6,575
International Students 116
Other Races/Ethnicities 727

Geographic Diversity

Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at University of Louisiana at Lafayette. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 82 countries are represented at UL Lafayette. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Oman.

Online Learning at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

2,742 Took All Classes Online
7,183 Took At Least One Class Online
19.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at UL Lafayette. In 2020-2021, 7,183 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


This school is the 8th most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UL Lafayette

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was 19.5%. This is the #733 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UL Lafayette 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%.


*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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