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Lafayette, La. residents are the happiest in the U.S. according to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. We're consistently recognized for our great food, festivals, and economic development, so we definitely have a lot to smile about.

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Lafayette, La. was voted the No. 2 college town in America by Travel + Leisure magazine for its plentiful extracurricular activities. It ranked No. 1 for both its concerts and live music scene and was named  No. 1 by USA Today editors as Best College Town Weekend.

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Lafayette isn't only the happiest city, it's also one of the hippest! ConventionSouth magazine named Lafayette a hip, historic college town in the South. There's so much to do and see at the University and in our community. We invite everyone to come experience it for themselves. 

December 14th, 2018

Graduation – with honor: Gov. hails modest hero of Magna Carta caper

Gov. John Bel Edwards participated in a benign ruse Friday to honor – and surprise – a University of Louisiana at... Read More ➝
December 14th, 2018

University awards 1,260 diplomas during Fall 2018 Commencement

Imari Eaglin, a 21-year-old from Baton Rouge, earned a bachelor’s degree in business management during Fall 2018... Read More ➝
December 13th, 2018

Fall 2018 Commencement ceremonies feature livestreams, social media

Unable to attend Fall 2018 Commencement ceremonies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette? You can watch them... Read More ➝

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