University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, LA 71209

University of Louisiana at Monroe is one of the 17 public 4-year colleges in Louisiana. Its campus is medium in size and located in Monroe. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,342 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 966 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 72%).

Every year 41% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

ULM's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $5,788, and fees were $2,682. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $17,888 and $2,682 respectively.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 11 62
Master's degree 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1955 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/22/2000 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT850 to 1070
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates $20

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$365/credit
In State Students$365/credit
Out of State Students$365/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$479/credit
In State Students$479/credit
Out of State Students$479/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $16,425 $16,425 $16,425
ADN 70 $25,550 $25,550 $25,550
BSN 125 $45,625 $45,625 $45,625
FNP 50 $23,950 $23,950 $23,950
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of University of Louisiana at Monroe's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 45% $4,613
Other Federal Grant 9% $680
State Grant & Scholarships 74% $3,542
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 58% $6,210
Federal Student Loans 52% $4,952
Private Loans 2% $6,800


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,923
$30,001 to $48,000$10,147
$48,001 to $75,000$11,470
$75,001 to $110,000$14,692
Over $110,000$13,344

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Louisiana state board of nursing.

University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209

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