UL Lafayette Rankings & Ratings

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette (UL Lafayette) is a leading public institution offering bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. It is part of the University of Louisiana System, one of the nation's largest public systems of higher education. Other members include Grambling State University, Louisiana Tech University, McNeese State University, Nicholls State University, Northwestern State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, University of Louisiana at Monroe.

The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is a selective admissions school. It has attained the Doctoral/Research-Intensive University status.

Notable UL Lafayette alumni include: Charlotte Beers (former undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs), John Breaux (former U.S. senator), Patrick T. Caffery (former U.S. representative), Gregory L. Fruge (former state representative from Eunice), Jimmy Hayes (former U.S. representative from Seventh District), Albert H. Crews (former U.S. astronaut), etc.

Rankings and Ratings:

- Listed among Tier 2 National Universities in the country (USNWR 2012).

- The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review (2010 edition).

- Rated third in Louisiana and 99th in the country among the top 100 public research universities, according to the Rockefeller Institute study.

- An analysis of National Science Foundation research and development expenditures by public universities in Louisiana in 2008 ranks UL Lafayette as the third highest, with a total of $58.6 million.

- The B.I.Moody College of Business Administration's Master of Business administration program is included in the 2007 edition of Princeton Review's Best 282 Business Schools.

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