Why should you choose our university?
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a public, Carnegie R1 institution offering 80+ undergraduate, 29 master's and 11 doctoral degree programs
Our campus enrolls a diverse student body of more than 17,000 students each year from all 50 states, including 450+ international students from over 70 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.
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