University Of Louisiana Monroe

University Of Louisiana Monroe

The University of Louisiana at Monroe, also referred to as ULM, is a coeducational public university located in Monroe, Louisiana. The university was established in 1931 and currently grants admission to over 8,000 students every year. Apart from degrees in arts and sciences, the institution offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in pharmacy and business and postgraduate and doctoral programs in marriage and family therapy.

University of Louisiana at Monroe's sports teams are called the Warhawks. The official mascot is 'Ace the Warhawk'. Various sports programs are offered to students in football, swimming and diving, water skiing, cheerleading, and baseball. The water-skiing team is the most successful team of the university having posted more than 20 NCWSA national championship victories since its inception in 1979.

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University of Louisiana Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe , LA 71209-0000
General Phone: (318) 342-1000

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University of Louisiana Monroe Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts236French language, Spanish language, English, speech and rhetoric, general studies, political science, sociology, history
Business and Management201business management, accounting, managerial economics, entrepreneurship, finance, MIS, marketing, insurance
Education and Teaching181curriculum and instruction, educational administration, special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, teacher ed, early childhood education, art education, ...
Medicine123gerontology, pharmacy, pharmaceutics and drug design, health professions
Medical Support and Technology121audiology and speech pathology, dental hygienist, radiographer, clinical lab tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy74exercise science, occupational therapist assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine72registered nursing
Therapy and Counseling72psychology, educational psychology, substance abuse counseling, marriage and family therapy
Security and Law Enforcement60criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Science52biology, toxicology, atmospheric sciences, chemistry
Engineering Technician46construction engineering tech
Family and Social Work36family and consumer science, child care management, child care provider, social work
Media19communication studies, mass communication
Transportation13commercial pilot and flight crew
Fine Arts12fine arts
Music10music performance
Agricultural Science and Management8agricultural management
Computer Science and Engineering3computer science

Number of programs and degrees for University of Louisiana Monroe in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree93155
Master's degree23423
Doctor's degree154
Associate's degree505
Postbaccalaureate certificate01
Post-master's certificate61
First-professional degree1071

University of Louisiana Monroe Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Louisiana Monroe had a total enrollment of 8,541 students (7,609 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 37%
Women 63%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 83%
Graduate 13%
First Professional 4%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 26%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 27%
20-21 22%
22-24 18%
25-29 12%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%

University of Louisiana Monroe Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 66 %
Part-Time 32 %

University of Louisiana Monroe Room and Board (2007)

University of Louisiana Monroe offers campus housing for 1,853 of its 7,609 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Monroe, Louisiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Louisiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

University of Louisiana Monroe Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal430533
SAT Math410500
ACT Verbal1925
ACT Math1723
ACT Composite1923

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT1%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT94%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of Louisiana Monroe Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,790
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,742
Room and board $ 5,546
Room charge $ 3,370
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,150
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 2,720

Financial Aid:
University of Louisiana Monroe participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 202000)

University of Louisiana Monroe Faculty

University of Louisiana Monroe has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track6159
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3967

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*1*
Associate professorcalendar year10$99,3143$100,483
Assistant professorcalendar year15$90,29323$91,085
Instructorcalendar year4$68,6513$50,133
All faculty totalcalendar year31$91,94430$89,365

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year35$72,37314$72,428
Associate professoracademic year39$64,95728$60,891
Assistant professoracademic year56$51,46065$51,637
Instructoracademic year26$39,64646$39,571
All faculty totalacademic year156$57,557153$51,605

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

University of Louisiana Monroe Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Sun Belt Conference
Basketball Sun Belt Conference
Baseball Sun Belt Conference
Track Sun Belt Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports97079

University of Louisiana Monroe Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Teacher Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
History, General
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])

Music Performance, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Educational Psychology
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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