University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a coeducational public research university located in Louisiana, USA. The Carnegie Foundation has designated UL Lafayette as a “Research University with High Research Activity”. It is one of the most affordable universities in the nation.

UL Lafayette has the following colleges and schools: College of the Arts; B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration; College of Education; College of Engineering; College of General Studies; College of Liberal Arts; College of Nursing; Ray P. Authement College of Sciences; Graduate School; University College.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Department of Music was accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. In 1954, UL Lafayette was the first teacher education program in the state of Louisiana to be accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. All departments of engineering are fully accredited by ABET. The industrial technology department is accredited by the National Association of Industrial Technology. The College of Nursing is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing and the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.

UL Lafayette is a member of the Southeastern Universities Research Association.

Rankings:

- University of Louisiana at Lafayette is placed among Tier 2 National Universities in the country (US News 2011).

- It is an outstanding business school, featured in the Princeton Review 2010 edition of its book, "The Best 301 Business Schools".

- It is included in "Forbes" 2009 Best Colleges and Universities. The report was compiled by "Forbes" and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity.

- It is one of the top 100 public research universities in the nation, according to a report by The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.

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UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
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