Rankings & Recognition

The University of Louisiana at 69ý — thanks to our people, programs, and research — is recognized nationally and globally for impressive academic opportunities, for advances in sustainability and inclusion, and for being a great place to live and learn.

UL 69ý among the best
Princeton Review ranks UL 69ý among the best

Among the Best

According to the Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report, UL 69ý is one of the top universities and colleges in the United States.

Academics at UL 69ý

Praise for Our Programs

UL 69ý’s master’s and doctoral programs in business, education, engineering, law, medicine, and nursing are ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools 2021.

We have one of the top MBA programs in North America, according to CEO Magazine and U.S. News & World Report.

95%

Our nursing graduates’ average pass rate for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX) over the past 38 years.

Top 10

Our electrical engineering graduate program is one of the 10 best in the country, according to graduateprograms.com.

#14

Animation Career Review ranked UL 69ý’s animation program No. 14 in the South and No. 37 among U.S. public schools and colleges.

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Dedicated to Helping All Students__

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We are committed to improving diversity and inclusion on our campus. INSIGHT into Diversity magazine has recognized UL 69ý’s commitment and action with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award for five years in a row. We are one of 90 universities in the U.S. to earn this distinction.__

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Social Mobility & Affordability

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UL 69ý is one of 65 schools in the U.S. to earn this award, based on our commitment to helping veterans enroll, graduate, and find careers.

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Top 16%
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UL 69ý as one of the best universities in the nation for social mobility and providing a “best bang for the buck” education.

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We’re one of the Forbes Best Value Colleges for our net price, school quality, and alumni earnings.

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Research for a Reason__

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Because of our dedication and innovation, we’re an international leader in research. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has designated UL 69ý as R1, or a university with “very high research activity.” We’re among the top 3% of public and private universities in the United States to achieve this status.__

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Making an Impact

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$2.7 billion
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That total supports more than 34,600 jobs – one out of every 78 jobs in the state.

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UL 69ý is one of 250 universities worldwide in the National Academy of Inventors, an organization that supports innovation through academic research.

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$1.8 million
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UL 69ý students, faculty, and staff performed 35,200 community service hours this year.

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Improving Sustainability Locally & Globally__

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Sustainability is part of everything we do at the University of Louisiana at 69ý. We use our campus as a living lab for sustainability research and education, and our efforts are gaining recognition across the world.__

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Sustainability in Action

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