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Tyler

Tyler is a first-year freshman attending UL Lafayette on a scholarship.

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Melanie

Melanie is a junior double majoring in political science and marketing. 

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Anthony

Anthony is a member of the UL Gospel Choir who shares his Ragin' Spirit through music.

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Quynh

Quynh is an international student from Vietnam. She is majoring in business and is in the honors program.

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Sean

Sean is a music business major whose work has been featured in a national commercial.

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Laura

Laura is a graduate student in communications who oversees the Office of Sustainability.

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Darryl

Darryl is an exercise science major and wide receiver for the Ragin' Cajuns.

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Cris

Cris is a sports management major from São Paulo, Brazil. He feels his hands-on experience here has prepared him for his professional career.

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Shirlane

Shirlane is a freshman returning to school who balances her family life and work responsiblities.

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Peter

Peter is a junior majoring in advertising who traveled to Italy with our Study Abroad program.

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First-Time Freshmen

You are a first-time freshman if you have not attended a post-secondary institution. To apply:

  • Submit official or certified true copies of all secondary academic records, transcripts, notes, and/or mark sheets from foreign institutions and U.S. schools, if applicable.
  • See Secondary Credentials for International Freshmen in order to determine the required credential for admission (listed by country).

Re-entry Student

You are a re-entry student if you have previously attended UL Lafayette. To apply:

Transfer Students

You are a transfer student if you have attended a post-secondary institution. To apply to UL Lafayette:

  • Submit official or certified true copies of all post-secondary academic records, transcripts, notes and/or mark sheets from foreign institutions and U.S. schools, if applicable. A course program syllabus should accompany the records from foreign institution(s).
  • If you are transferring from a U.S. institution, you must submit an International Student Transfer Form in order to get your I-20 transferred to UL Lafayette.

NOTE: The appropriate letter of admission and visa form will be issued only after all credentials have been received, and the applicant has been admitted to the University.

J-1/Visiting Students

You are a J-1/Visiting Student if you plan to return to your home institution. To apply:

  • Submit official or certified true copies of all post-secondary academic records, transcripts, notes and/or mark sheets from foreign institutions and U.S. schools, if applicable. A course program syllabus should accompany the records from foreign institution(s).
  • Submit English Proficiency scores (TOEFL, IELTS, ACT, or SAT). An official score report should be sent directly from the testing service.

If you are planning to take classes at UL, please apply online. Indicate ‘J-1' on the VISA TYPE field and select ‘Non-Degree Seeking' code ‘7004' (Visiting Student). Also, complete the J-1 Visitor Application Packet and submit the packet, transcripts, and test scores to intl@louisiana.edu or UL Lafayette Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 41210, Lafayette, LA 70504.

If you are NOT planning on taking classing at UL, please complete the J-1 Visitor Application Packet and submit the packet, transcripts, and test scores to oia@louisiana.edu or UL Lafayette Office of International Affairs, P.O. Box 43932, Lafayette, LA 70504.