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Is UL Lafayette a Good School for the Money?

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Value Report

What is an UL Lafayette degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares UL Lafayette with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within Louisiana, UL Lafayette Offers Good Quality for a Good Price.

Top 30% Louisiana Value
Top 50% Louisiana Quality

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is ranked #8 out of #24 in Louisiana for quality and #6 out of #20 for Louisiana value.

This makes it a good quality for a good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  6 out of 20
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  70.00 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Find out if UL Lafayette offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Average National Quality

University of Louisiana at Lafayette is ranked #1,165 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe University of Louisiana at Lafayette is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1165 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  20.86 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Jefferson College of Health Sciences $95,504 A
Columbia International University $95,528 A
Arkansas State University - Main Campus $100,142 A-
Northern State University $105,705 A-
Wingate University $111,703 B
Cornerstone University $111,782 B
The University of West Florida $115,112 B
North Carolina Central University $125,178 C
Frostburg State University $135,954 D
University of Louisiana at Lafayette $143,236 D-
William Paterson University of New Jersey $143,976 D-

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $143,236 in Total

The UL Lafayette time to graduate is about 4.75 years and will cost an estimated $30,155 per year. This brings the total cost to 143,236.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $30,155
Average Years to Graduate 4.75
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $143,236

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average UL Lafayette net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on UL Lafayette cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$86,098 In-State With Aid
$171,076 Avg Cost No Aid
4.75 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how UL Lafayette value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $171,076 #715 C
All Students $143,236 #1,165 D-
Only Students Receiving Aid $130,730 #1,147 D-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $126,445 #5 B+
All Students $98,605 #6 B
Only Students Receiving Aid $86,098 #4 A-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Louisiana.

About 96% of UL Lafayette students receive financial aid. Get more details on what UL Lafayette financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average UL Lafayette cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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