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Is the University still accepting admissions applications?

Yes, we are still accepting admissions applications.

Undergraduate applications will be accepted through July 1. Learn more about undergraduate admissions.

The Graduate School is also still accepting applications. Visit the Graduate School's website for more information.

I’m not ready to start school this fall. May I defer my admission to UL Lafayette to a later start date?

Yes, students can defer admission to a later semester if they wish. Contact Admissions for more information.

Will the COVID-19 response affect UL Lafayette’s view of transfer applicants?

There is currently no change to the transfer student application and enrollment process.

Can prospective students register for a tour and information session?

On-site campus tours are not being given at this time. You can experience our campus online through our virtual tour.

Will UL Lafayette continue to require either SAT or ACT given recent test cancelations?

ACT and SAT tests are still required as part of the admissions process. Students who have not taken an ACT/SAT or students whose scores do not meet our minimum requirements should contact Admissions to discuss options.

Are graduate programs still requiring the GRE or GMAT?

A selection of UL Lafayette graduate programs have suspended the GRE application requirement. See the list of programs on the Graduate School website.

I'm an international student and testing centers are closed in my country. Is there an alternative to taking the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE?

We can temporarily accept Duolingo scores for admissions purposes for Summer 2020/Fall 2020. For more information, contact intladmissions@louisiana.edu.

If a vaccine is created, will proof of immunization be required to attend classes or live on campus?

No decision has been on this issue at this time. The University will review the efficacy of requiring proof of vaccination at the time a vaccine is developed, following state and federal guidelines on immunization requirements when/if they are established.

I'm going to be a freshman. How do I attend New Student Orientation and register for classes?

New Student Orientation this year is in a hybrid format. New students will complete a portion of their Orientation virtually and a portion on-campus during Freshman Week.

Learn more about New Student Orientation.