University of Louisiana-Monroe

700 University Ave, Monroe, United States
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Overview of University of Louisiana-Monroe

About this school

University of Louisiana at Monroe is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as a two-year college in 1931, it became a state college in 1939 and gained university status in 1970. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts, Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and Pure and Applied Sciences. Its 238-acre campus is located in Monroe.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:7,948
    • Men:2,921 (36.8%)
    • Women:5,027 (63.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Louisiana at Monroe is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not 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
Not reported
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
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
700 University Avenue
City, State, Zip
Monroe, LA  71209-0001
Phone
(318) 342-1000
Fax
(318) 342-1049
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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 not 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
72% of 3,969 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 2,409 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 1,560 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,652 (58%) of 2,840 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,058 (61%) of 1,742 admitted students enrolled
Men
594 (54%) of 1,098 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.43
375 And Above
31%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
420-450 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
0%
• Score 400 - 500
78%
• Score 300 - 400
11%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
380-430 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
0%
• Score 400 - 500
56%
• Score 300 - 400
33%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
28%
• Score 18 - 23
60%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,470|Out-of-state: $20,570
  • Room & Board: - $7,454 (61.466149913416345%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,300 (10.719881256699926%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,373 (27.81396882988373%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Louisiana at Monroe accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning June 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002020
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,218 (90.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
963 (79.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
949 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
193 (20.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$8,402
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 655 (69.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,677
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 476 (50.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,744
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 697 (73.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
357 (26.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,007

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,317 (83.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,408 (78.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,334 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
610 (18.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$7,821
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,299 (69.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,658
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,996 (59.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,209
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,068 (62.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,503 (29.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,854

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
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, Leveraging Educational Assistance Program (LEAP)
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, International Students, Out-of-State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,159

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


324

Part-Time Faculty


156

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


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 19% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 5% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 10% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 15% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

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
537,254

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Louisiana at Monroe provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


20.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


31.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


42.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (43)


  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • Insurance
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Toxicology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


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

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (40)


  • Art Education
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education of the Gifted
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family and Consumer Sciences-General
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gerontology
  • History
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Music Education
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Sports Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


49,761

Nearest Metropolitan Area


238 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
34.8 average low in January, 89.7 average high in September
Rain
99 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
125 mile(s) from campus in Jackson, Miss.
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Monroe
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


30% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


70%

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


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Indians
School Colors
Maroon and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Louisiana at Monroe offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, maroon platoon, alpha lambda delta, louisiana pharmacist alliance, association for students in kinesiology, pre-pharmacy organization/sound of today

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,212

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
7,948
Women
5,027
Men
2,921

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.9% Asian
  • 23.8% Black/African-American
  • 2.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 66.6% White
  • 2.6% Unknown

International Students


3.4% from 48 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


1,233

Student Resources

Study resources