Parents at UNOWhat's important to a parent? Knowing that a university is safe, well-rounded, offers a great learning experience, and sets students on the path to a rewarding career. We hope to ease some of the anxiety by providing you with information that will make your decision, and the transition that follows, as easy as possible.

Did you know?

  • UNO students have the opportunity to study locally or abroad through special projects and internships.
  • UNO's Colors are Royal Blue (PMS Reflex Blue) and Silver (PMS 877)
  • Approximately 11,000 students; 8,300 undergraduate and 2,700 graduate
  • UNO is ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report for the least number of graduates carrying debt upon graduation
  • About 10 percent of UNO students come from 49 other states and 97 other countries
  • Located on the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, only 15 minutes from the French Quarter, UNO occupies a - 195-acre campus in one of the finest residential areas of the city
  • 526 full-time and 172 part-time faculty members 
  • Approximately 80 percent of the faculty hold doctorates.
  • Students have the opportunity to take classes from faculty who have degrees from highly acclaimed universities such as Yale University, Harvard University, Stanford, and many others.
  • The student-faculty ratio is 19:1
  • Average class size is 22

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Naturally, as a parent you have dozens of questions about the University of New Orleans. Luckily, we have answers to questions about admissions, financial aid, parking, campus safety, and much more.

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