UNO

University of New Orleans

2000 Lakeshore Dr, New Orleans, United States
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  • Total Documents
    1,011
  • Class Notes
    762
  • Textbook Notes
    249
  • Study Guides
    106
  • Currently Enrolled
    114
  • Previously Enrolled
    100

Overview of University of New Orleans (UNO)

About this school

The University of New Orleans, founded in 1958, is a public institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Sciences, and Urban and Public Affairs, and the Metropolitan College. Its 195-acre campus is located in a residential section of New Orleans.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,472
    • Men:3,248 Men (50.2%)
    • Women:3,224 Women (49.8%)

Location

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Admission Information (UNO)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
September 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2000 Lakeshore Drive
City, State, Zip
New Orleans, LA 70148
Phone
(504) 280-6595
Fax
(504) 280-5522
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
57% of 3,739 applicants were admitted
Women
51% of 2,152 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 1,587 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,626 (77%) of 2,115 admitted students enrolled
Women
787 (72%) of 1,098 admitted students enrolled
Men
839 (82%) of 1,017 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.21
375 And Above
12%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
28%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
510-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
8%
• Score 600 - 700
25%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
15%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
8%
• Score 600 - 700
43%
• Score 500 - 600
30%
• Score 400 - 500
20%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
31%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UNO)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,694|Out-of-state: $13,530 (36.31%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,575 (44.17%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,300 (5.43%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,373 (14.09%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of New Orleans accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 1 | Final deadline June 30
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002015
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
792 (93.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
655 (82.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
636 (97.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
105 (16.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$9,946
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 526 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,550
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 358 (56.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,267
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 429 (67.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
85 (10.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,203

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,680 (79.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,094 (84.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,869 (92.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
386 (13.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$9,587
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,417 (84.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,126
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,723 (60.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,667
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,584 (55.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
325 (7.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,605

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
48%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$20,723
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UNO)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


243

Part-Time Faculty


144

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


52%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,306,694
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1050
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of New Orleans provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


62.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


14.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


26.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


32.0%

Programs & Majors (UNO)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (36)


  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • International/Global Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies, Engineering, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Doctor of Philosophy

Master's Programs of Study (38)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Arts Administration
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Romance Languages
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Taxation
  • Theater
  • Transportation Management
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Urban Studies
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Campus Life (UNO)

Location & Geography

Population


369,250

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Campus Size


345 acres

Weather


Temperature
41.8 average low in January, 89.2 average high in September
Rain
115 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
7 mile(s) from campus in New Orleans
Nearest Train Station
7 mile(s) from campus in New Orleans

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Lafitte
School Colors
Silver and royal blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of New Orleans offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student activities council, student government, international student organization, vietnamese american student association, greek life

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,737

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,472
Women
3,224
Men
3,248

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 9.0% Asian
  • 15.4% Black/African-American
  • 13.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 54.1% White
  • 3.3% Unknown

International Students


4.5%

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


1,492

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