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Prospective Students

Why should you choose our university? 

  • The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a public, Doctoral/Research-Intensive institution offering 78 undergraduate, 27 master's and 8 doctoral degree programs
  • Our campus enrolls a diverse student body of more than 17,000 students each year from all 50 states, including 500+ international students from over 80 foreign countries. We offer students a high-quality education at an affordable cost.
  • Great location!  The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is located in Lafayette, a city of 125,000, about 2.5 hours from New Orleans and 4 hours from Houston. 
  • Rich cultural heritage!  The center of "Cajun Country," which is an area of Louisiana with strong French influence. Lafayette has the best of both worlds: it is both a typical American city and a center of unique culture.
  • Mild sub-tropical climate and low cost-of-living in the friendly community of Lafayette.