University of Louisiana at Lafayette Graduate School

University of Louisiana at Lafayette (referred to as UL Lafayette) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lafayette, LA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UL Lafayette is $10,156 for Louisiana residents and $23,884 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,269 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,219 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Louisiana at Lafayette (referred to as UL Lafayette) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lafayette, LA.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (7/1/1925 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UL Lafayette Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette)
Address104 University Circle, Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone377-482-1000
Webhttps://www.louisiana.edu
Online Applicationhttps://louisiana.edu/admissions/apply-now
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.louisiana.edu
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UL Lafayette is $10,156 for Louisiana residents and $23,884 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,269 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,219 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 120 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 9 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$23,884
$10,156 for Louisiana Residents
Student Population2,269
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs120 graduate programs
(9 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at UL Lafayette is $10,156 for Louisiana residents and $23,884 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $564 for Louisiana residents and $1,327 for out-of-state students.
UL Lafayette offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Louisiana Residents$10,156
Out-of-State$23,884
Tuition per Credit Hour
Louisiana Residents$564
Out-of-State$1,327
UL Lafayette offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)9 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Louisiana at Lafayette is $10,156 for Louisiana residents and $23,884 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.11% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$5,511$4,285$19,239$4,285
2019-2020$5,511$4,637$19,239$4,637
2020-2021$5,511$4,627$19,238$4,627
2021-2022$5,511$4,619$19,239$4,619
2022-2023$5,511$4,645$19,239$4,645
The graduate school tuition & fees of UL Lafayette is relatively expensive compared to public graduate schools in Louisiana. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Louisiana graduate tuition is $18,915 (public) / $18,393 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Louisiana at Lafayette$10,156$23,884
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Louisiana Graduate Schools$12,590$18,660
Public$9,834$18,915
Private$18,393
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $17,112 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at UL Lafayette.
On-campus living costs are increased by 6.46% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,498. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.09% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,708$4,002$10,111$4,842
2019-2020$10,708$4,230$10,990$5,130
2020-2021$11,144$4,260$11,520$5,160
2021-2022$11,784$4,290$11,784$5,190
2022-2023$11,642$5,470$12,028$5,470
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $564 for Louisiana residents and $1,327 for other students at University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.15% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Louisiana ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$544$1,307
2019-2020$564$1,326
2020-2021$563$1,326
2021-2022$563$1,325
2022-2023$564$1,327

Graduate Programs at UL Lafayette

University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers 66 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 842 students have completed their study at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Offered Degrees at University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree342757
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10067
Doctor's degree - other115
Post Bachelor's Degree1206
Post Master's Degree957
Total668842
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Louisiana at Lafayette by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Secondary Education and Teaching program with 4 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 360 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 16 completers.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers 66 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 842 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 757 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 7 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 6 completers-
Environmental Science2-
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (other)4-
Architecture [+] 17 completers-
Architecture17$44,300
Communication and Journalism [+] 15 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric15-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Informatics10-
Computer Science14-
Education [+] (1 completers) 71 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction12-
Educational Leadership and Administration15-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services26$36,400
Elementary Education and Teaching3-
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching12-
Engineering [+] 43 completers$48,800
Engineering40$48,800
Computer Engineering3-
Engineering Technology [+] 8 completers-
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician8-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 7 completers-
French Language and Literature7-
English Language and Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences13-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics8-
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Chemistry (other)--
Geology/Earth Science14-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Psychology11-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 3 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 5 completers-
Music Performance5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 120 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist27-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management44-
Athletic Training/Trainer--
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse49$93,100
Business [+] 374 completers-
Business Administration and Management360$44,200
Accounting14-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total757
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
French Studies2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Computer Science11-
Education [+] 16 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration16-
Engineering [+] 12 completers-
Computer Engineering7-
Systems Engineering5-
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology (other)6-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics5-
Physical Sciences [+] --
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services (other)5-
Total67
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Nursing Practice5-
Total5
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching4-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching--
Business [+] 1 completers-
Accounting1-
Total6
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1-
Business [+] --
Business Administration and Management--
Total7

Graduate Student Population at UL Lafayette

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 2,269 students enrolled into University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduate schools where it has total 15,219 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,093 full-time and 1,176 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,005 male and 1,264 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2691,0051,264
Full-time1,093518575
Part-tme1,176487689
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,268 White (55.88%), 381 Black/African American (16.79%), 124 Hispanic (5.46%), 95 Asian (4.19%), and 401 students with other races. 311 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2691,0051,264
American Indian/Native American752
Asian955540
Black/African American381130251
Hispanic1245866
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,268518750
Two More472423
Un-Known361917
Non-resident Alien311196115
University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,001 graduate students (44.12% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 166 graduate students (7.32% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,269
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,001
Enrolled Some Online Courses166
Not in Online Courses1,102
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Louisiana at Lafayette. 549 students are aged 20 to 24 (24.20% of total students), 104 students are aged above 50 (4.58%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,2691,0051,264
Age 20-21261214
Age 22-24523209314
Age 25-29581279302
Age 30-34423217206
Age 35-39333142191
Age 40-49279109170
Age 50-64973463
Over 64734

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