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    University of Louisiana Lafayette
  Jan 21, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Admission to the University

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette seeks to admit students whose intellectual and creative ability, past academic performance, and motivation signal their aptitude to succeed in higher education. Admissions criteria include previous academic preparation and performance, as well as ACT or SAT scores. Students who do not fully meet the University's admissions criteria but who believe that they are prepared to succeed at UL Lafayette are invited to apply for admission through Admission by Committee. The University serves a diverse student population and welcomes applications from all interested students, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or marital status. Students who seek to enroll in the University as undergraduates may apply in one of the four basic admissions categories: 1) first-time freshman student; 2) transfer student; 3) international student; and 4) re-entry student.

In addition to the regular admission process, the University admits students through other special programs: early and concurrent admission for high school students; 25 Plus, Part-Time Adult, and DOORS program admission for those 21 years or older; admission for visiting students; and admission as special, non-degree-seeking students. A detailed explanation of admission criteria and procedures can be found in Section I of "Rules and Regulations" in this Catalog.

Prospective students should direct their questions about admission and enrollment to the Office of Enrollment Services, (337) 482-6553 or (800) 752-6553. E-mail inquiries can be sent to The Office of Enrollment Services is located in the French House at the corner of St. Mary Boulevard and Johnston Street.