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The University of New Orleans welcomes students from all over the world. Currently, the University hosts almost 800 international students, faculty, and staff from 97 different countries. We invite international students to consider making UNO their university home for undergraduate and graduate study in America.

Why choose the University of New Orleans?

UNO offers well-developed undergraduate and graduate programs in business, engineering, sciences, education and liberal arts, and urban and public affairs. Programs designed to provide college training for admission
to professional schools are also offered.

What is New Orleans like?

New Orleans is a unique and exciting city especially famous for its European atmosphere, French Quarter, Mardi Gras, iron cast work, creole cooking, Dixieland Jazz, and a bustling tourism industry that continuously hosts visitors from around the world. New Orleans hosts many major athletic and entertainment events in the world renowned Louisiana Superdome, the largest indoor sports arena in the world. The city also houses numerous museums, performing arts theatres, fine arts galleries, parks, orchestras, an opera, and shopping opportunities.

The climate is subtropical with temperatures averaging around 30 degrees Celsius (90 degrees Fahrenheit) in June, July and August, and 8 degrees Celsius (45 degrees Fahrenheit) in December, January and February. Freezing temperatures and snow are very rare. In the spring, summer and fall, lightweight clothing is most comfortable, with an umbrella and raincoat necessary throughout the year. During the winter months heavier clothing is advisable.

Intensive English Language Program

The Intensive English Language Program at the University of New Orleans is designed especially for non-native English speakers who plan to study at an American university or who wish to improve their English for personal or professional reasons.  

Scholarships for International Students

The University of New Orleans has a number of merit-based scholarships available for international students. See what scholarships are currently available and their requirements and deadlines for consideration. Read more >>