About the University of New Orleans


  • Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,689
  • Graduate Enrollment: 2,382
  • Total Enrollment: 10,071
  • States Represented: 50
  • Nations Represented: 90
  • Undergraduate Programs: 44
  • Graduate Programs: 43
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1
  • Average Class Size: 22
  • Research Centers: 16
  • Student Organizations: 125


  • NCAA Athletics: Division I Southland Conference
  • 14 NCAA Sports Teams


  • In-State Tuition & Fees: $6,578
  • Out of State Tuition & Fees: $19,068

Did you know?

UNO has graduated more than 75,000 alumni – more than half of whom live and work in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area.

Since 1958, UNO has educated students from all 64 Louisiana parishes, all 50 states in the United States and more than 100 countries.

UNO has created more than $1 billion in economic impact to Louisiana and created more than 13,000 jobs in the state.

UNO offers 44 undergraduate and pre-professional programs and 44 graduate programs.

UNO Named One of the Nation's Best Institutions for Undergraduate Education

In its profile on the University of New Orleans, The Princeton Review praises UNO for offering its students "lots of opportunities for students to develop their personality, leadership skills and career skills".

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UNO Named One of the Nation's Low-Cost Colleges With High Starting Salaries for Grads

The University of New Orleans ranks among the nation's leaders in low-cost colleges with high starting salaries for graduates, according to a new list compiled by the website Affordable Colleges Online.

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#1 for Least Financial Burden

U.S. News & World Report named UNO to its list of universities that place the least financial burden on students.  UNO ranks #1 in Louisiana and in the top 20 nationally.

UNO Makes US News World Report's "Least Debt" List for Second Year in a Row

Newsweek’s Top 25 Most Affordable Colleges

Newsweek looked at student debt and salary statistics and named one of the “25 Most Affordable Colleges,” ranking the University number 17 out of 25 of the most affordable institutions across the country.

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