University of Louisiana at Monroe

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,788
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$10,134
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.49%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
78%
4,837 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
8,888
63.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
55.6%
678 Graduates

About

University of Louisiana at Monroe is a higher education institution located in Ouachita Parish, LA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Louisiana at Monroe were General Psychology (153 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (116 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (84 degrees).

In 2020, 1,813 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Louisiana at Monroe. 66.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,230 degrees), 3.84 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (320 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Louisiana at Monroe is $5,788, which is $−22,841 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Louisiana at Monroe is $5,788, which is $−22,841 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,134.

In 2020, 71% of undergraduate students attending University of Louisiana at Monroe received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,788
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Louisiana at Monroe was $5,788. The cost of tuition at University of Louisiana at Monroe is $−22,841 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$10,134
2020 Value
4.37%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Louisiana at Monroe had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,134. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Louisiana at Monroe grew by 4.37%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,756
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Louisiana at Monroe was of $8,756 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 1.23% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

71% of undergraduate students at University of Louisiana at Monroe received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 9.23% with respect to 2019, when 65% 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.
5.49%
2018 Default Rate
96
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Louisiana at Monroe was 5.49%, which represents 96 out of the 1748 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Louisiana at Monroe received 4,837 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 22.4% annual growth. Out of those 4,837 applicants, 3,772 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78% acceptance rate.

There were 8,888 students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2020, and 3% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Louisiana at Monroe has an overall enrollment yield of 29.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

78%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
3,772
Accepted Out of 4,837

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Louisiana at Monroe was 78% (3,772 admissions from 4,837 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 80%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 22.4%, while admissions grew by 19.2%.

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SAT Scores

3%
Submission Percentage
33
Scores Submitted

3% of enrolled first-time students at University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Louisiana at Monroe has a total enrollment of 8,888 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 5,605 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,283. This means that 63.1% of students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Monroe are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Louisiana at Monroe, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.4% White, 22.7% Black or African American, 2.9% Hispanic or Latino, 2.6% Two or More Races, 1.83% Asian, 0.416% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0563% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Monroe in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.4%), followed by White Male (22.4%) and Black or African American Female (16.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.4%), followed by White Male (16.7%) and Black or African American Female (15.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Louisiana at Monroe, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,888 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 5,605 and the part-time enrollment is 3,283. This means that 63.1% of students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Monroe are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2020 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 Monroe was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), University of Louisiana at Monroe had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,548
  2. Black or African American
    2,015
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    258

The enrolled student population at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 62.4% White, 22.7% Black or African American, 2.9% Hispanic or Latino, 2.6% Two or More Races, 1.83% Asian, 0.416% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0563% 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 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 609 more women than men received degrees from University of Louisiana at Monroe. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Louisiana at Monroe is white (1,230 degrees awarded). There were 3.84 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (320 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Louisiana at Monroe is General Psychology (153 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (116 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (84 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Louisiana at Monroe, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (99 degrees awarded), Psychology (179 degrees), and History (27 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Registered nurses (1,367,309 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (263,258 people), Social workers, all other (258,128 people), Other managers (210,071 people), and Medical & health services managers (200,105 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (99 degrees awarded), Psychology (179 degrees), History (27 degrees), Health (605 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (60 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 Monroe are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (99 degrees awarded), Psychology (179 degrees), History (27 degrees), Health (605 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (60 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,697,501 people), Elementary & secondary schools (757,687 people), Outpatient care centers (406,753 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (388,879 people), and Individual & family services (259,573 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (99 degrees awarded), Psychology (179 degrees), History (27 degrees), Health (605 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (60 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 Monroe.
Most Common
  1. 153 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 116 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 84 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Louisiana at Monroe was General Psychology with 153 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

602
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,211
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 602 degrees were awarded to men at University of Louisiana at Monroe, which is 0.497 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,211).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 61 degrees were awarded to men at University of Louisiana at Monroe in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.11 times more than the 55 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 155 degrees were awarded to women at University of Louisiana at Monroe in General Psychology, which is 6.46 times more than the 24 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 23% of students graduating from University of Louisiana at Monroe completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (87.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Louisiana at Monroe is Female and Asian (87.5% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 2.51% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,230 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    320 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    46 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Louisiana at Monroe is white (1,230 degrees awarded). There were 3.84 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (320 degrees).

1.77% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    832 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    398 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    224 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Louisiana at Monroe is white female (832 degrees awarded). There were 2.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (398 degrees).

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Operations

University of Louisiana at Monroe has an endowment valued at nearly $33.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.45M (4.33%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of Louisiana at Monroe had a total salary expenditure of $139M. University of Louisiana at Monroe employs 114 Assistant professors, 69 Professors, and 68 Associate professors. Most academics at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Female Assistant professors (76), Female Instructors(38), and Male Assistant professors (38).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Monroe are: Office and Administrative Support, with 156 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 100 employees, and Service with 60 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$33.6M
2020 Endowment
2.84%
growth from 2019

University of Louisiana at Monroe has an endowment valued at about $33.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Louisiana at Monroe grew 2.84% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $268M 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: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.71M - Federal
  2. $8.31M - State
  3. $47k - Local

As of 2020, University of Louisiana at Monroe received $3.71M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.31M from state grants and contracts, and $47k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$55.3M
2020 Salaries
1.61%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Louisiana at Monroe paid a median of $55.3M in salaries, which represents 39.8% of their overall expenditure ($139M) and a 1.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.12% growth from 2018 and a 3.79% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$22.2M
Instructional Salaries
311
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Louisiana at Monroe paid a total of $22.2M to 311 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
114 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
156 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Monroe were Assistant professor with 114 employees; Professor with 69 employees; and Professor with 68 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Monroe were Office and Administrative Support with 156 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 100 employees; and Service with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Monroe was Female Assistant professor with 76 employees, Female Instructor with 38 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 38 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Louisiana at Monroe.

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