Cost to Attend

The University offers a quality education at an affordable price. UL Lafayette is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the Princeton Review.

The figures listed below are used for budgeting purposes and eligibility for need-based aid for the academic year. Your actual bill will differ from these estimates — they are provided for planning purposes only.

Tuition and fees, as well as housing and food for on-campus residents, are the only costs that are paid directly to the University. Housing and food amounts for commuter and off-campus students are estimates of what costs a student could incur. Books, supplies, and other costs will vary for each student. 

Estimated Cost of Attendance (COA)

2024-2025 Aid Year

Annual Cost¹With Parent (Commuter)Campus HousingOff Campus
Tuition & Fees²$10,418$10,418$10,418
Books & Supplies$ 1,326$ 1,326$ 1,326
Transportation$ 3,564$ 3,564$3,564
Housing$ 2,700$7,790$7,790

¹ Includes fall and spring semesters.
² Based on 12 hrs of enrollment. Out-of-state residents add $13,728.