University of Louisiana at Lafayette

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,407

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$10,200

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.76%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

51.1%

11,633 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

17,519

78.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

45.5%

1,325 Graduates

About

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a higher education institution located in Lafayette Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Louisiana at Lafayette were Registered Nursing (554 degrees awarded), General Studies (287 degrees), and Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (160 degrees).

In 2016, 3,386 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Louisiana at Lafayette. 59.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,284 degrees), 3.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (603 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is $5,407, which is $-20,449 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is $5,407, which is $-20,449 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,200.

In 2016, 67% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 38% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,407

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was $5,407. The cost of tuition at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is $-20,449 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$10,200

2016 Value

12.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Louisiana at Lafayette had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,200. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Louisiana at Lafayette grew by 12.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,013

Room and Board

$1,220

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was of $9,013 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,220. The cost of room and board decreased by 6.79% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.67% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

38%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

67% of undergraduate students at University of Louisiana at Lafayette received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 4.69% with respect to 2015, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

6.76%

2015 Default Rate

189

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was 6.76%, which represents 189 out of the 2796 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Louisiana at Lafayette received 11,633 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 6.75% annual growth. Out of those 11,633 applicants, 5,945 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 51.1% acceptance rate.

There were 17,519 students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2016, and 4% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette has an overall enrollment yield of 50.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

51.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

5,945

Accepted Out of 11,633

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Louisiana at Lafayette was 51.1% (5,945 admissions from 11,633 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 55.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 6.75%, while admissions declined by -1.3%.

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SAT Scores

4%

Submission Percentage

136

Scores Submitted

4% of enrolled first-time students at University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Louisiana at Lafayette has a total enrollment of 17,519 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is 13,809 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,710. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.4% White, 19% Black or African American, 4.94% Hispanic or Latino, 2.16% Asian, 1.38% Two or More Races, 0.0913% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0342% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Lafayette in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (34%), followed by White Male (28.7%) and Black or African American Female (12.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (31.9%), followed by White Male (22.8%) and Black or African American Female (4.82%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17,519 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is 13,809 and the part-time enrollment is 3,710. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Louisiana at Lafayette had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    11,108

  2. Black or African American

    3,333

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    866

The enrolled student population at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is 63.4% White, 19% Black or African American, 4.94% Hispanic or Latino, 2.16% Asian, 1.38% Two or More Races, 0.0913% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0342% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,007 students (5.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 614 more women than men received degrees from University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The majority of degree recipients at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are white (2,284 degrees awarded). There were 3.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (603 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is Registered Nursing (554 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (287 degrees) and Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (160 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (50 degrees awarded), Engineering (318 degrees), and Education (442 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,954,209 people), Miscellaneous managers (524,257 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (380,168 people), Secondary school teachers (340,556 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (316,583 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are Architecture and Related Services (50 degrees awarded), Engineering (318 degrees), Education (442 degrees), English (70 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (98 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are Economists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are Architecture and Related Services (50 degrees awarded), Engineering (318 degrees), Education (442 degrees), English (70 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (98 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are Elementary & secondary schools (2,893,019 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (551,478 people), Computer Systems Design (476,379 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (458,679 people), and Construction (332,180 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are Architecture and Related Services (50 degrees awarded), Engineering (318 degrees), Education (442 degrees), English (70 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (98 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Most Common

  1. 554 degrees awarded

  2. 287 degrees awarded

  3. 160 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was Registered Nursing with 554 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,386

  2. 2,000

In 2016, 1,386 degrees were awarded to men at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, which is 0.693 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,000).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 119 degrees were awarded to men at University of Louisiana at Lafayette in General Studies, which is 0.708 times less than the 168 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 500 degrees were awarded to women at University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Registered Nursing, which is 5.32 times more than the 94 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%

100% Completion Time

48%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 15% of students graduating from University of Louisiana at Lafayette completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (62.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (62.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.81% of graduates (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,284 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    603 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    97 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is white (2,284 degrees awarded). There were 3.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (603 degrees).

2.33% of degree recipients (79 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,373 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    911 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    390 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is white female (1,373 degrees awarded). There were 1.51 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (911 degrees).

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Operations

University of Louisiana at Lafayette has an endowment valued at nearly $143M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $977k (0.683%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Louisiana at Lafayette had a total expenditure of $276M. Of that $276M, they spent $168M on salaries and $276M on benefits.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette employs 179 Instructors, 150 Associate professors, and 145 Professors. Most academics at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are Male Professors (112), Female Instructors(111), and Male Associate professors (94).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Lafayette are: Office and Administrative Support, with 240 employees, Management, with 220 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 160 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$143M

2015 Endowment

3.03%

growth from 2014

University of Louisiana at Lafayette has an endowment valued at about $143M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Louisiana at Lafayette grew 3.03% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $128M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $15M - Federal

  2. $5.57M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Louisiana at Lafayette received $15M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.57M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$168M

Salary Expenditure

$276M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Louisiana at Lafayette had a total expenditure of $276M. Of that $276M, they spent $168M on salaries and $276M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Louisiana at Lafayette as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$168M

2015 Salaries

2.71%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Louisiana at Lafayette paid a median of $168M in salaries, which represents 60.8% of their overall expenditure ($276M) and a 2.71% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.1% growth from 2013 and a 0.391% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$44.4M

Instructional Salaries

601

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Louisiana at Lafayette paid a total of $44.4M to 601 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

179 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

240 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Lafayette were Instructor with 179 employees; Associate professor with 150 employees; and Associate professor with 145 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Lafayette were Office and Administrative Support with 240 employees; Management with 220 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 160 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Lafayette was Male Professor with 112 employees, Female Instructor with 111 employees, and Male Associate professor with 94 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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