University of Louisiana at Monroe

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,788
2022 Average Net Price
$11,353
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.5%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
70.1%
4,303 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
8,398
60.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
50.2%
674 Graduates

About

University of Louisiana at Monroe is a higher education institution located in Ouachita Parish, LA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Louisiana at Monroe were General Psychology (169 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (122 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (74 degrees).

In 2022, 1,774 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Louisiana at Monroe. 70% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,120 degrees), 3.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (356 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Louisiana at Monroe is $5,788, which is $−24,362 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Louisiana at Monroe is $5,788, which is $−24,362 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,353.

In 2022, 80% of undergraduate students attending University of Louisiana at Monroe received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 36% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,788
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Louisiana at Monroe was $5,788. The cost of tuition at University of Louisiana at Monroe is $−24,362 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$11,353
2022 Value
9.08%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Louisiana at Monroe had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,353. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Louisiana at Monroe grew by 9.08%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,661
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Louisiana at Monroe was of $9,661 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.28% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at University of Louisiana at Monroe received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 9.59% with respect to 2021, when 73% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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2.5%
2019 Default Rate
44
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Louisiana at Monroe was 2.5%, which represents 44 out of the 1763 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Louisiana at Monroe received 4,303 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 13% annual growth. Out of those 4,303 applicants, 3,017 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.1% acceptance rate.

There were 8,398 students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2022. 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Louisiana at Monroe has an overall enrollment yield of 33.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,017
Accepted Out of 4,303

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Louisiana at Monroe was 70.1% (3,017 admissions from 4,303 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 69.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 13%, while admissions declined by −12.7%..

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SAT Scores

15%
Submission Percentage (2022)
151
Scores Submitted (2022)

15% of enrolled first-time students at University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Louisiana at Monroe had a total enrollment of 8,398 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 5,104 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,294. This means that 60.8% of students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Monroe are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Louisiana at Monroe, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.1% White, 22.2% Black or African American, 2.93% Hispanic or Latino, 2.7% Two or More Races, 1.57% Asian, 0.381% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0714% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Monroe in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.8%), followed by White Male (21.4%) and Black or African American Female (15.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (45%), followed by White Male (15.9%) and Black or African American Female (15.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,398 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 5,104 and the part-time enrollment is 3,294. This means that 60.8% of students enrolled at University of Louisiana at Monroe are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Louisiana at Monroe was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), University of Louisiana at Monroe had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,131 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,867 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    246 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Louisiana at Monroe is 61.1% White, 22.2% Black or African American, 2.93% Hispanic or Latino, 2.7% Two or More Races, 1.57% Asian, 0.381% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0714% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 393 students (4.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 710 more women than men received degrees from University of Louisiana at Monroe. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Louisiana at Monroe is white (1,120 degrees awarded). There were 3.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (356 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Louisiana at Monroe is General Psychology (169 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (122 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (74 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Louisiana at Monroe, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (241 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (80 degrees), and History (27 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,741,896 people), Registered nurses (1,504,205 people), Secondary school teachers (532,298 people), Education administrators (337,098 people), and Other managers (285,854 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2022 are Psychology (241 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (80 degrees), History (27 degrees), Education (213 degrees), and Health (554 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Psychology (241 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (80 degrees), History (27 degrees), Education (213 degrees), and Health (554 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Elementary & secondary schools (3,333,845 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,813,077 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (570,834 people), Outpatient care centers (460,525 people), and Offices of physicians (286,126 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Psychology (241 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (80 degrees), History (27 degrees), Education (213 degrees), and Health (554 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 169 degrees awarded
  2. 122 degrees awarded
  3. 74 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Louisiana at Monroe was General Psychology with 169 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

532
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,242
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 532 degrees were awarded to men at University of Louisiana at Monroe, which is 0.428 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,242).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 54 degrees were awarded to men at University of Louisiana at Monroe in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.885 times less than the 61 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 212 degrees were awarded to men at University of Louisiana at Monroe in General Psychology, which is 7.31 times more than the 29 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 36% of students graduating from University of Louisiana at Monroe completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Louisiana at Monroe is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (75% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.12% of graduates (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,120 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    356 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Louisiana at Monroe is white (1,120 degrees awarded). There were 3.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (356 degrees).

3.1% of degree recipients (55 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    779 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    341 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    282 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Louisiana at Monroe is white female (779 degrees awarded). There were 2.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (341 degrees).

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Operations

University of Louisiana at Monroe has an endowment valued at nearly $37.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.3%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of Louisiana at Monroe had a total salary expenditure of 157M. University of Louisiana at Monroe employs 122 Assistant professors, 75 Associate professors and 72 Professors. Most academics at University of Louisiana at Monroe are Female Assistant professor (81), Female Instructor (41), and Male Assistant professor (41).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Monroe are: Office and Administrative Support, with 164 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 95 employees, and Service with 60 employees.

Endowment

$37.3M
2022 Endowment
10.6%
decline from 2021

University of Louisiana at Monroe has an endowment valued at about $37.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Louisiana at Monroe declined 10.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $336M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.33M - Federal
  2. $9.27M - State
  3. $54k - Local

As of 2022, University of Louisiana at Monroe received $3.33M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.27M from state grants and contracts, and $54k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$58.5M
2022 Salaries
5.15%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Louisiana at Monroe paid a median of $58.5M in salaries, which represents 37.2% of their overall expenditure ($157M) and a 5.15% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25.4M
Instructional Salaries
334
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Louisiana at Monroe paid a total of $25.4M to 334 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
122 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
164 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Monroe were Assistant professor with 122 employees, Associate professor with 75 employees, and Professor with 72 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Monroe were Office and Administrative Support with 164 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 95 employees, and Service with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Louisiana at Monroe was Female Assistant professor with 81 employees, Female Instructor with 41 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 41 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Louisiana at Monroe.

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