Another Degree of Success

Graduate students are integral to the vibrant scholarly community at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, a Carnegie R1 university with worldclass faculty and an enduring commitment to providing high-quality, accessible graduate education.

Together, we want to see you thrive as you achieve another degree of success with us.

Our commitment lies in fostering an inclusive environment that promotes scientific exploration, ignites the spark of creativity, and applies research to solve real-world problems.

Our graduate faculty and professional staff are unwavering in their commitment to providing top-tier support to prospective and current graduate students.

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Why study at UL Lafayette?

Our location in Lafayette, LA, is one of our greatest assets. It's home to great people, culture, and ideas.

See why UL Lafayette is a great place to conduct your graduate research.

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Graduate programs recognized by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report's 2023 Best Graduate School rankings recognized UL Lafayette in each major category that the publication considered and for which the University offers a degree program.

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Contact the Graduate School

The best way to contact the Graduate School is by email at or by calling 337-482-6965.

As you navigate your grad studies, generating new knowledge and creative works, we want to hear more about the good stuff. Tell us about something cool you did, a recent accomplishment, what your amazing colleague or mentor did, or even a happy moment during your grad journey.

Your stories inspire us, so don't hold back. Share the good, and let's celebrate together!

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Individual staff members are available during regular business hours by email, direct telephone number, or Microsoft Teams.


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