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University of Louisiana at Monroe is a public institution situated in Monroe, Louisiana. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

$25,468 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
70% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Louisiana at Monroe?


Contact details for ULM are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 700 University Avenue, Monroe, LA 71209-0000
Phone: 318-342-1000

How Do I Get Into ULM?

You can apply to ULM online at:

Admission Requirements for ULM

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into ULM?

70% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
6% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 70%, ULM does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 71%.

Average Test Scores

About 6% of students accepted to ULM submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 580. Math scores were between 570 and 690.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Louisiana at Monroe  ( 490 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Louisiana at Monroe  ( 570 to 690 )
ULM received ACT scores from 93% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 25. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for University of Louisiana at Monroe  ( 20 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Louisiana at Monroe  ( 17 to 23 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Louisiana at Monroe  ( 19 to 24 )

Can I Afford University of Louisiana at Monroe?

$25,468 Net Price
45% Take Out Loans
2.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of ULM is $25,468. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At ULM, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $5,134 a year. That adds up to $20,536 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ULM is 2.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Louisiana at Monroe Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,333 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,728 undergraduate students at ULM, with 4,333 being full-time and 2,395 being part-time.


There are also 1,990 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,333 full-time undergraduates at ULM, 36% are male and 64% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Louisiana at Monroe students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 76
Black or African American 1,002
Hispanic or Latino 149
White 2,608
International Students 197
Other Races/Ethnicities 301

Geographic Diversity

Louisiana students aren't the only ones who study at University of Louisiana at Monroe. At this time, 20 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 57 countries are represented at ULM. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, India, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at University of Louisiana at Monroe

1,908 Took All Classes Online
4,585 Took At Least One Class Online
18.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 45 bachelor’s degree and 48 master’s degree programs available online at ULM. In 2020-2021, 4,585 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at ULM has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 2nd most popular in Louisiana for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of ULM

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Louisiana at Monroe was 18.2%. This is the #809 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ULM regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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