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Admissions

Online undergraduate admissions are conducted through the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Review the Requirements

First-time freshman

Prospective students that have never attended college.

Transfer students

Prospective students with community college or university credits.

All applicants must be eligible to return to the most recent institution attended, AND have earned an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution OR have earned 24 hours or more with:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher (excluding developmental/remedial courses), AND
  • Successful completion of non-remedial college-level freshman English and non-remedial college algebra.

Learn more about transferring your courses. In most cases, we will accept all of your transfer credits from accredited community colleges and universities as long as they apply toward the degree requirements. You must apply to the university before a transcript review will be completed.

Re-entry students

A re-entry student is a student who has not attended another collegiate institution since last attending UL Lafayette.

Students Located Outside of Louisiana

1. United States Residents

U.S. Citizen

Online programs may not be available to all applicants.  The University of Louisiana at Lafayette must be in compliance prior to offering online courses or programs to students located outside of Louisiana.  Find out more about state authorization.

Non-U.S. Citizen

International students also may not be eligible. According to U.S. immigration regulations, F-1 students cannot pursue online degrees; international students in other visa categories (i.e., H-4, L2) are exempt from this restriction.

2. International Residents

UL Lafayette strives to monitor issues related to international authorization. However, it is the responsibility of the student to ensure that a degree awarded by UL Lafayette will be recognized by a foreign country where the student intends to work.

Not all countries or professions accept degrees obtained through distance education as sufficient for educational experience. It is crucial that you contact your country's education department and appropriate professional licensing bodies before enrolling with UL Lafayette in order to determine whether an online degree at this institution is right for you.

In addition, all international students seeking admission to UL Lafayette will have to demonstrate proficiency in English by taking the TOEFL exam (minimum scores are dependent on the degree program which you select). Learn more about undergraduate admissions.