University of Louisiana--Monroe

2014 Quick Stats
700 University Avenue

Monroe, LA 71209

Phone: (318) 342-1000
2012-2013 Tuition
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U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Regional Universities (South)

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University of Louisiana--Monroe is a public institution that was founded in 1931. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,298, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 238 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Louisiana--Monroe's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,443 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $14,263 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school): N/A

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School type public, coed college
Year founded 1931
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to University of Louisiana--Monroe, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 14. The application fee at University of Louisiana--Monroe is $20. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 91.3 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 91.3%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by June 14

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of Louisiana--Monroe is 19:1, and the school has 33.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Louisiana--Monroe include: General Studies; Pharmacy; Elementary Education and Teaching; Kinesiology and Exercise Science; and Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 19:1
4-year graduation rate 13%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
General Studies 16%
Pharmacy 6%
Elementary Education and Teaching 5%
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 5%
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 5%

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Student Life

University of Louisiana--Monroe has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,298, with a gender distribution of 36.9 percent male students and 63.1 percent female students. University of Louisiana--Monroe is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.

Total enrollment 8,545
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

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Campus Info & Services

University of Louisiana--Monroe offers a number of student services including placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. University of Louisiana--Monroe also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Louisiana--Monroe.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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In-state tuition and fees $5,443 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $14,263 (2012-13)
Room and board $6,486 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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